Level 3 wins CDN deal with The Dune Group; Google's quest for fiber freedom

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> Level 3 will supply international retailer The Dune Group with content delivery network (CDN) services that they say will improve the speed and efficiency of its online retail platforms. Release

> Vonage will report its Q1 2013 results during a conference call on Wednesday, May 1. Release

> Omnatel is negotiating a deal with Haya Water and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority to lease fiber cables to homes and offices in Muscat governorate from Haya Water. Article (sub. req.)

Cable News

> Comcast CEO Brian Roberts received $29.1 million in total compensation last year, up $2.2 million from what he earned in 2011, the MSO disclosed in a Securities and Exchange Commission filing. Article

> Visible World, a targeted advertising technology provider, has named former RCN Cable and NDS executive Todd Narwid as its new SVP of sales. Article


> The University of Melbourne's Shepparton, Australia campus is using high-speed broadband and IPTV to deliver dental education--including HD and 3D video--to regional Victoria. Article

Online Video News

> Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute (HHI), a German firm, claims it can squeeze data throughput rates of up to 3 Gbps from "off the shelf LED room lights." Article

And finally … How Google hopes to liberate America from cable captivity. Article