Marvell's co-founders step down; CRTC publishes three-year plan for wireline, wireless initiatives

Wireline news from across the Web:

> Italian ISP Fastweb has announced that it is doubling the peak download speed on its networks to 200 Mbps. TeleGeography article

> Marvell Technology announced the departure of CEO Sehat Sutardja and President Weili Dai from their management positions, effective immediately. Sutardja and his wife Dai are co-founders of the company, started in 1995. Reuters article

> Global network access specialist The Kenton Group is expanding on its already strong presence in providing network access, demarcation and connectivity solutions with the formation of Kenton Optical and Fibre Technologies. Release

> The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has published its Three-Year Plan, outlining the main projects it intends to undertake from 2016 to 2019. Release

Cable News
> Comcast entered into an agreement with The Walt Disney Company to sell the studio's feature films digitally through the Xfinity On Demand transactional store. Article

> Contour, what Cox Communications calls its licensed, white-label version of Comcast's X1 platform, has completed its trials in San Diego and is now rolling out into places like Oklahoma City. Article

Installer News
> Zayo Group is in the process of installing 100 small cells around Wichita, Kan. in order to boost Verizon coverage in the area. Article

Online Video News
> Investors who are worried that Netflix won't post significant increases in U.S. subscribers for the first quarter should relax, a Pacific Crest Securities analyst said, as the SVOD provider's international strategy will keep it on a meaningful growth track. Article

Wireless News
> Verizon could revive unlimited, flat-rate pricing next year -- but only for its corporate Internet of Things customers. Article

> FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler told a Senate subcommittee that the incentive auction of 600 MHz spectrum may extend into 2017 if it doesn't raise enough to pay broadcasters for the airwaves. Article

And finally … Metcalfe's Law: A network's value increases exponentially w/ its size, great right? Not always for work productivity. Bain & Company article

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