Huawei, Corning demonstrate ULH capabilities at SCTE; FCC must focus on creating broadband competition

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> Researchers from University of Florida and University of Notre Dame argues that service providers that implement traffic prioritization schemes create disincentives to invest in new network infrastructure. Article

> Level 3 has won a contract to provide voice solutions to San Francisco-based Clearfly Communications so it can improve the quality and reach of its services. Release

> Huawei and Corning demonstrated a 3,000 km Ultra Long-Haul (ULH) transmission of 100G coherent WDM technology at the SCTE Cable-Tec Expo in Atlanta. Release

> Midcontinent Communications will deploy Infinera's DTN platform for its latest backbone network expansion in Minnesota connecting newly acquired territories. Release

> Huawei buys out Symantec's 49 percent stake in their joint network security venture for $350 million. Article

And finally ... A Democratic-led Senate vote saved net neutrality last week, but Information Week argues that if the FCC put more energy into fostering real broadband competition the net neutrality issue "would solve itself." Article