Huawei dismisses connections to Chinese military; Zayo's Chairman and CEO Dan Caruso to keynote Metro Connect USA

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> Huawei's founder Ren Zhengfei dismisses company connections to the Chinese military. Article

> AT&T and the California Historical Society unveiled the original telephones that were used to make the first-ever transcontinental phone call on January 25, 1915. Release

> Zayo announced that Dan Caruso, co-founder, chairman and CEO of Zayo, will deliver the keynote presentation at Metro Connect USA 2015. Release

Cable News
> A federal court in Springfield, Ill., found Dish liable for "tens of millions" of calls that violated the Federal Trade Commission's Telemarketing Sales Rule. Article

> Research firm Parks Associates says 17 percent of U.S. broadband homes are likely to subscribe to HBO's over-the-top, a la carte video service when it launches later this year. Article

Online Video News
> The Super Bowl itself just became a giant marketing vehicle for NBCUniversal, which will live-stream the game and its preshow coverage to anyone who accesses its TV Everywhere service on Feb. 1, without requiring authentication or a pay-TV subscription. Article

Wireless News
> AT&T has expanded its use of carrier aggregation to include major markets such as New York, San Francisco and Dallas. Article

> Representatives from the wireless and cable industry lobbies heaped praise on a Republican legislative proposal to ensure net neutrality. Article

And finally… Strategy Analytics: flat revenues and falling profits - investment alone will not improve margins. Report

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