Globe Telecom building Boracay submarine cable system; Reid to reintroduce cybersecurity legislation

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> Globe Telecom, a Philippines-based telco, has begun building a fiber link to the island of Boracay via the Boracay Submarine Cable System. Article

> 8x8 was issued two new communications patents by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Release

> Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said he plans to reintroduce cybersecurity legislation opposed by business groups once lawmakers return after next Tuesday's election. Article

> MACH offers "real-time" revenue leakage detection for network operators. Release

Cable News

> Cablevision delayed the release of its Q3 earnings and investor call. Article

> Boxee said that Wal-Mart will begin selling its new $99 Boxee TV over-the-top video set-top at 3,000 retail stores on Thursday. Article

Enterprise Communications News

> Microsoft CEO says that "tens of millions" of corporate Windows 8 licenses have been sold. Article

> Logitech's stock dropped 16 percent on a lower revenue and profit forecast. Article

IPTV News

> Verizon says 39 percent of its subscribers are "borderless." Article
 

Online Video News

> Lionsgate manager: Online video not disrupting traditional movie distribution. Article

> Hurricane Sandy was no disaster for Netflix as East Coast viewership spiked during the storm. Article

And finally … Peer 1 Hosting said that after Hurricane Sandy flooded their 75 Broad Street facility in Manhattan, staff members carried buckets of diesel fuel up 17 flights of stairs to keep their backup generators operational. Article

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