JDSU unveils test methodology for ensuring QoE on OTT; Judge rules workers can't be fired for Facebook complaints

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> JDSU has developed a new test methodology to measure quality of experience (QoE) for over the top (OTT) content delivered over the Internet. Article

> Frontier Communications CEO Maggie Wilderotter and EVP/CFO Donald Shassian will participate in the Goldman Sachs 20th Annual Communacopia Conference in New York. Release

> Philippine Long Distance Telephone (PLDT) is going to upgrade its 10,000 km domestic fiber network (DFON) to meet increased demand for improved resiliency and capacity of the offshoring and outsourcing industry in Luzon and Mindanao. Article

> Beacon Enterprise Solutions Group, an emerging information technology systems infrastructure provider, will provide fiber-optic cabling to an existing Fortune 50 pharmaceutical client. Release

> Peetz Cooperative Telephone Company, an independent telephone cooperative serving rural Colorado, has selected ADTRAN's Total Access 5000 MSAP for its broadband stimulus-funded expansion. Release

> Verizon will bring its FiOS TV Interactive Media Guide to subscribers in its five-county Southern California service area. Release

And finally ... A National Labor Relations Board judge ruled that employees can't be fired for making complaints about their jobs on Facebook. Article