Germany pushes for online privacy charter; Level 3 sounds off on the peering wars

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@FierceTelecom RT @Guardian Tech: Germany seeks EU support for online privacy charter after NSA revelations. Article | Follow @FierceTelecom

> Telecom infrastructure provider Rogers Corporation and Northeastern University have teamed up to launch a joint innovation center in Burlington, Mass. Release

> While consumers are increasingly relying on wireless as their primary voice services, two-thirds of residents in the Northwestern U.S. surveyed said they keep a landline telephone in their home. Release

> Micralyne and Adamant are collaborating to develop and manufacture MEMS (micro-electro-mechanical systems)-based fiber optic subsystems. Release

Online Video News

> With the failure of Hulu (yet again) to find a buyer, what does the future hold for online video M&A? Commentary

> Online video viewers overwhelmingly choose TV series--new or old--over movies when watching Netflix, Amazon or Hulu. Article

Cable News

> Cablevision is shutting down its OMGFAST wireless broadband service on Aug. 19. Article

> Between 2010 and 2012, cable operators lost about 2.5 million subscribers, the FCC reports. Article

And finally... Incumbent telcos and backbone providers may be able to resolve their traffic exchange differences by considering the consumer, Level 3's Marcellus Nixon writes. Post