Hurricane Electric establishes new PoP in Spain; BT cable facilities in Oldham damaged by thieves

Wireline news from across the web:

@FierceTelecom RT @ITUSecGen‏: ITU Secretary-General Dr. Hamadoun I. Touré said during the opening keynote at the ECOSOC event that "the key to success is to bring all of the world's people online." Post | Follow @FierceTelecom

> Google may be making headlines for its FTTP efforts, but the Internet search giant continues to fund a number of Wi-Fi network builds in areas such as Pryor, Okla., and Douglasville, Ga. Article

> tw telecom received five Best in Class awards from ATLANTIC-ACM for Sales Reps, Billing, Customer Service, Voice Value, and Data Value in large service provider category. Release

> Hurricane Electric has established a new point-of-presence at Interxion's data center facility in Madrid. Release

Cable News

> Arris laid off 500 employees slightly more than two months after closing its $2.35 billion acquisition of Google's Motorola set-top box business. Article

> Time Warner Cable is embroiled in a retransmission consent battle with Journal Broadcast Group and CBS Corp. Article


> The Omni Nashville Hotel will provide its guests 44 channels of high definition television thanks to a deal with iBAHN. Article

Online Video News

> Technical details of Aereo's online video service submitted to a federal court in New York could be read by the public this week even though they were marked "highly confidential." Article

And finally … Seven of BT's broadband and phone cables in Oldham, UK were damaged by thieves. Article


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