Ireland's eir extends fiber-based broadband to 13K more homes; Senator Cruz looks to block transfer of internet control

Wireline news from across the web:

> Ireland's main telco eir confirmed that it made fiber broadband services available to an additional 13,000 homes and businesses in May. TeleGeography article 

> OneNeck IT Solutions successfully completed the 2016 ISO 27001 Surveillance Review, confirming the company's  compliance with ISO 27001 certification requirements for its Tier 3 data centers in Minnesota, Iowa and Wisconsin, as well as the company's headquarters in Scottsdale, Arizona. Release

> A proposal being circulated by Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) would enable the U.S. government to retain control of the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) before President Obama leaves office. Washington Examiner article

> BT will design, build and manage a fully secure global network for Exact, after signing a new four-year contract. Release

> PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia has cancelled its acquisition of AP TeleGuam Holdings, the parent company of Guam-based full-service telecoms operator GTA, from Japanese private equity firm Advantage Partners. TeleGeography article

Cable News
> With Time Warner Cable getting ready to ditch its brand under the new ownership of Charter Communications, executives from Time Warner Inc. are offering up bemused tales featuring confused -- and often angry -- cable customers. Article

> Steve Mosko, who turned Sony Pictures Television into one of the most powerful production forces in the programming industry, is departing his post as chairman after spending the last 24 years at the studio. Article

Installer News
> LS Networks says it's building fiber where other ISPs won't. The company recently said it's expanding its fiber-optic network in eastern Washington and rural parts of the state in order to offer service to businesses and residential customers in Yakima, Tri-Cities and Spokane. Article

Online Video News
> Last September, much ado was made about a feature in Apple's iOS 9 which made it possible to build and install ad blocking apps on Apple devices -- which would keep ads from showing up within the Safari browser or in apps' "webview" component. However, their impact appears to be negligible. Article

Wireless News
> T-Mobile said it will unveil its next uncarrier move this Monday, and it's inviting customers to tune in. Article

> T-Mobile once again urged the FCC to stick with its 39-month repacking timeframe following the incentive auction of 600 MHz spectrum, saying any delay "would impose grave harm on consumers." Article

And finally …Only 38 percent of organizations are prepared to deal with the onslaught of big data. IBM infographic (reg. req.)

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