Level 3's Storey to present at Bank of America conference; NASA begins testing laser-based broadband technology

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> Cox promoted Kristine Faulkner to head up the cable MSO's home security and smart home business. Release

> Level 3 CEO Jeff Storey will present at the upcoming Bank of America - Merrill Lynch 2013 Media, Communications & Entertainment Conference on Thursday, Sept. 12. Release

Cable News

> The FCC said it will issue an opinion and order which will resolve a dispute between Bloomberg TV and Comcast at an open meeting on Sept. 26. Article

> DirecTV has designed a kid-friendly remote control which contains fewer buttons and could be used to navigate content that is filtered by their parents, according to a patent application filed by the top satellite TV provider. Article

IPTV News

> Aereo may have been fatally wounded when a federal court granted the wishes of broadcasters and filed a preliminary injunction against like-minded online TV provider FilmOn. Article

Wireless News

> Sprint's $6.5 billion bond offering reportedly broke the record for the single largest noninvestment-grade offering ever sold directly to investors in a single day. Article

> China Telecom posted a page for advance orders on Sina's Weibo microblog for the iPhone 5S and 5C, which Apple is widely expected to announce at a media Tuesday at its headquarters in Cupertino, Calif. Article

And finally … NASA will begin testing laser-based broadband technology that they say could deliver speeds of up to 600 Mbps. Article

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