Gigaclear teams with NETadmin Systems for customer support; AT&T redesigns U-verse user interface

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> Gigaclear, a competitive ISP offering 1 Gbps FTTP service to rural UK customers, has employed NETadmin Systems to help it improve customer support services and service delivery times. Article

> ITU World Telecommunication Policy forum closes on the continuing open dialogue about the role of government in Internet governance. Release

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> The USA Network unveiled an aggressive multiplatform video strategy aimed at boosting ratings and ad revenue by delivering content synchronized with programming a viewer is watching on TV to smartphones and tablets. Article

> ESPN said that as of 2015 it will hold exclusive rights in North and South America to broadcast the US Open. Article


> AT&T has redesigned its U-verse user interface to "provide a more intuitive and convenient way" to discover television content. Article

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> Google pushed its next royalty-free video codec, VP9, during its annual developer conference. Article

And finally … Susan Crawford, a professor at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in New York, said that "the status quo has been great for providers but an expensive mess for everyone else." Article