Ixia unveils new 100 GbE tester; Frontier Communications reaches inflection point

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@FierceTelecom RT @TelcoUpdate: Internet-TV combination makes life easier. Article | Follow @FierceTelecom

> The Canadian Mental Health Association celebrated Earth Day and promoted mental health by recycling mobile phones, batteries and accessories through the Bell Blue Box program. Release

> The Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA) has mandated that new homes should be prewired with optical fiber. Article

> Ixia unveils new platform to enable service providers and large enterprises to gain greater visibility into their 100GbE network backbones. Release

> UK adults are taking online password security risks. Post

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> CBS Corp. has purchased a minority stake in Syncbak, an Iowa-based company that has developed an authentication platform to stream local TV station programming to a user's mobile device. Article

> Comcast struck a deal with a deal with the Outdoor Channel that will enable subscribers to watch TV shows about their hobbies on mobile phones and tablets while they are waiting for their catch. Article

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> Arris is going to shed itself of the Motorola brand, one that became a major force in the cable industry after the latter purchased General Instrument in the 1990s. Article

And finally … Report: Frontier Communications reaches an inflection point. Article

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