Juniper finds spying code planted in some of its firewall models; CenturyLink to participate in upcoming Citi Conference

Wireline news from across the web:

> The UN wants the control of the Internet to remain safe out of the hands of international governments -- at least for the next decade. Motherboard article

> ICANN's exiting CEO is going to lead a Chinese government initiative to expand its view on how the Internet should be run. The Register article

> Australia's nbn unveiled two agreements related to the management of its infrastructure's design and construction, and the operation and maintenance of its "growing multi-technology mix." TeleGeography article

> Juniper said it found spying code planted in certain models of its firewalls. CSO article

> CenturyLink will participate in the Citi 2016 Internet, Media & Telecommunications Conference on Jan. 6 at 12:30 ET. Release

Cable News
> The FCC approved Altice NV's $9.1 billion purchase of a controlling interest in Suddenlink Communications, clearing Patrick Drahi's European telecom conglomerate to close on the purchase of the St. Louis-based cable operator. Article

> Ducking under the cover of AT&T, which announced price bumps for U-verse and DirecTV earlier this week, Dish Network has released information about across-the-board rate increases for 2016. Article

Online Video News
> Several mobile game developers are testing the idea of incentivizing users who are unlikely to make in-app purchases by offering rewards and level-ups for watching a streamed video advertisement instead. Article

Wireless News
> AT&T continued to pursue the Mexican market with a spectrum-leasing deal and swaps of frequency blocks with Telefonica SA. Article

> Jolla, the Finnish developer of Sailfish OS, said it had finally secured an elusive round of Series C funding. But it isn't saying how much money it raised. Article

And finally … Subsea cables are about more than capacity, says Ciena's Anthony McLachlan #PTC16. article