Level 3 to release second quarter earnings on July 29; Adams says 100K in New Zealand signed up for ultra-fast broadband

Wireline news from across the web: 

> Level 3 will release second quarter 2015 revenue results on July 29 and will hold a conference call on 12 ET. Release

> Amy Adams, New Zealand Communications' Minister, announced that 100,000 customers have signed up to the government's Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB) network. Article

> AT&T appointed Richard Fisher to its board of directors, where he will serve on the corporate development and finance committee. Release

Cable News
> Canada's Shaw Communications has given up on plans to launch an IPTV-based video service and will instead license a white-label version of Comcast's X1 platform. Article

> Thriving amidst the growth in demand for converged cable access platforms (CCAP), Andover, Mass.-based Casa Systems is readying for an IPO. Article

Installer News
> The U.S. wireless industry will add more than 2,000 wireless towers over the next three years. And that does not include small cell deployments, which could be in the tens of thousands. Article

Online Video News
> The Internet is likely the greatest invention created in FCC Commissioner Michael O'Rielly's lifetime, but despite its importance to both consumers and businesses, he maintains that access to it is neither a necessity nor a human right. Article

Wireless News
> Analysts at Jefferies predicted that 25 percent of T-Mobile US' customers will choose the carrier's new "Jump! On Demand" handset upgrade program next year. investors this morning. Article

> AT&T said it will spend $3 billion during the next four years to cover 100 million people in Mexico with LTE by the end of 2018. Article

And finally@NectarCorp: Maps: The state of broadband in the states. Article