Global Capacity to present at COMPTEL PLUS; AT&T discusses cloud service challenges, opportunities

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@FierceTelecom RT @communitynets: The city of Fremont, Neb. and the Fremont School District have upgraded their joint network from 40 Mbps to 10Gbps. Article | Follow @FierceTelecom

> Global Capacity's VP of Product and Marketing, Mary Stanhope will talk about how to accelerate business with Ethernet access services during the spring COMPTEL PLUS convention. Article

> AT&T's assistant vice president of Cloud Services, Chris Costello discusses the challenges and opportunities the telco sees emerging in the cloud services space. Article

Cable News

> Christina Barlow, a former Cablevision EVP, has been appointed as general manager of development and consulting firm Theory M, which was acquired Monday by multiplatform advertising technology firm Invision. Article

> Aereo has extended the reach of its Internet video platform into parts of New Jersey, Connecticut and Pennsylvania. Article


> Eric Grab, vice president of technology at Rovi Corp, said that High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC) compression standard will ultimately have an effect on the IPTV market segment. Article

And finally … Marmet, West Va.'s deployment of a $20,000 Cisco router in its one-room library is one of several communities cited by a state auditor in a document accusing officials of wasting $5 million of federal money on unnecessary equipment. Article