Level 3 wins new contract with medical researcher Promedon; Krohn to join Verizon as treasurer

Wireline news from across the web: 

> China's foreign ministry said that it is up to United States to create conditions to resume regular talks on cybersecurity. Article

> Level 3 Communications has won a new contract with Promedon, a leading medical researcher and provider of innovative medical technology, for its Enhanced Video Collaboration Solution. Release

> Docker, Google & Amazon help launch the Open Container project. Article

> Verizon announced that Scott Krohn will join the company on July 6 as treasurer, succeeding Matt Ellis, who was previously appointed to lead finance in Verizon's Operations unit. Release

> TalkTalk will not charge a premium price when it launches its FTTP service in York later this year. Article

Cable News 
> An estimated $170 billion in unrealized revenue potential could be unlocked if 1.7 billion women in low- and middle-income countries were to own mobile phones. Article

> While it continues to perform miserably in measurements of consumer satisfaction, Comcast has notably ranked high in a Washington Post survey of top D.C.-area workplaces. 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 
> Chalk up another one for Mark Cuban, who last year advised stock market speculators to buy Netflix when the SVOD service's shares were already above a then-unthinkable $400. Article

Wireless News 
> T-Mobile US said that as of Friday, 190,000 customers on its MetroPCS prepaid brand still had phones connecting to MetroPCS' legacy network, which was turned off on Sunday as T-Mobile completed the final market shutdowns in Dallas, Miami and New York City. Article

> Nokia is still searching for a potential buyer for its HERE mapping and location business, as German car companies, Uber, Chinese search engine Baidu and perhaps even Apple and Facebook jockey with each other to get access to HERE's assets and technology. Article

And finally … Smart Buildings: Intel IoT Opens Doors to Smart Buildings. Post

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