Hurricane Electric extends IPv4, IPv6 network to CoreSite data centers; Mitel recognized as UC leader by Gartner

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@FierceTelecom RT ‏@Howard Buskirk: Small ISPs already cutting back on investment as result of @FCC #NetNeutrality order @AjitPaiFCC says. Release (.pdf) | Follow @FierceTelecom

> Hurricane Electric and CoreSite Realty announced that Hurricane Electric is extending its global IPv4 and IPv6 network to CoreSite data centers in New York, Chicago and Reston, Va. Release   

> Digicel Group's bid to acquire Bermuda Telephone Company (BTC) has been granted approval by the island's regulator. Article

> Mitel has been recognized by Gartner as a leader in the latest Magic Quadrant (MQ) for Unified Communications (UC). Release

Cable News
> Just three days after making a major splash at INTX with the announcement of a $300 million, 5,500-new-employee customer service overhaul, Comcast finds itself once again being pilloried in the town square of viral media. Article

> According to Reuters, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit threw out an FCC order demanding that pay-TV operators unveil their licensing deals with programming companies. Article

Online Video News
> AOL's mobile-focused video play is picking up steam as its double-digit growth in premium advertising sales helped the company beat analyst estimates, reporting $625.1 million in revenues in the first quarter of 2015, a 7 percent climb, and adjusted earnings per share of 34 cents. Article

Wireless News
> T-Mobile US plans to shut off the legacy CDMA network of its MetroPCS prepaid brand on June 21, earlier than expected. The carrier still needs to shut down the CDMA network in three major markets. Article

> Uber, the ride-booking service, is bidding for Nokia's HERE mapping unit, according to a report in the New York Times, which cited unnamed sources. Article

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