Hosted IP PBX services best done by carriers, says carrier; former Intel CEO Barrett says PC is not dead

Wireline news from across the web:

@FierceTelecom RT @gwimaine: 6 reasons to buy your hosted IP PBX phone system from a carrier, not a website. Post | Follow @FierceTelecom

> Level 3 says that every time your data is handed to a new ISP, your network speed, reliability and safety is affected. Post (reg. req.)

> Telekom Austria has selected ZTE to build a CS/IMS converged voice network. Release

> ViaSat Exede Internet consumer broadband service is going to extend into the airline sector, delivering speeds of up to 12 Mbps. Article

Cable News

> Comcast is going to double the recording capabilities on its X1 home video gateways to allow subscribers to record four TV shows or movies simultaneously while watching a fifth program. Article

> Synacor's stock rose about 22 percent earlier this week after announcing a deal to provide TV Everywhere authentication for Verizon's FiOS TV subscribers. Article

Online Video News

> Online video companies are in New York this week at the Interactive Advertising Bureau's Digital NewFronts to convince marketers to convince advertisers to spend more of their ad budgets with them. Article

And finally … Former Intel CEO Barrett insists the PC is not dead. Video