Maryland's PSC deregulates the state's IXCs; Hurricane Electric opens second PoP in Italy

Wireline news from across the web:

> Maryland's public service commission has deregulated the state's IXCs, meaning they are no are no longer regulated by the PSC effective July 1, 2015. Post

> MiCTA has named Harris Communications as an approved national vendor for DAS Services available to all MiCTA members across the United States. Release

> Hurricane Electric has opened a second Italian Point of Presence (PoP) at Rome's Nautilus Mediterranean Exchange Point Consortium (NaMeX). Release

Cable News
> As expected, Time Warner Cable received the first complaint under the FCC's new net neutrality rules, which just took effect on June 12. Article

> The Tennis Channel inked a multi-year deal with NeuLion so it can expand its Tennis Channel Everywhere and Tennis Channel Plus streaming offerings to more platforms and markets. Article

Installer News
> The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) released a report that analyzes potential interference in the 3.5 GHz band, which is considered viable for small cell use. Article

Online Video News
> If the Will Ferrell-Kristen Wiig Lifetime Original movie A Deadly Adoption was a bit of a head-scratcher for fans of the comedic duo, the movie's weekend debut still scored a solid win for social media engagement. Article

Wireless News
> Sprint confirmed to FierceWireless that CTO Stephen Bye will leave the company effective July 24 to "pursue other personal opportunities." Article

> T-Mobile US is in the process of shutting down HSPA+/UMTS service on its 1700 MHz AWS-1 spectrum as it completes the transition to supporting those services on its 1900 MHz PCS spectrum. Article

And finally … A Belgian court is investigating whether Skype serves the same role as an AT&T or Verizon. Article