Metro Ethernet Forum launches GEN14 conference; Artic Fibre to link London and Tokyo via Northwest Passage

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> The Metro Ethernet Forum will hold its industry-wide Global Ethernet Networking (GEN14) conference on Nov. 17-20, 2014 at the Gaylord National in Washington, D.C. Release

> Toronto-based Artic Fibre is planning to place a fiber cable through Canada's Northwest Passage that it says will create a better broadband link between London and Tokyo. Article

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> Video-on-demand and TV Everywhere content distributor Vubiquity said Monday that Warner Bros. Entertainment CTO Darcy Antonellis will join the company as CEO on Jan. 2. Article

> Denver-based ad-insertion technology vendor This Technology has signed a multi-year deal with Comcast that could help the MSO deliver targeted advertising on IP-connected devices, including set-tops, gaming consoles, mobile devices and connected TVs. Article

Wireless News

> Eight major technology companies, including mobile heavyweights Apple, Google and Microsoft, launched a public campaign to reform government surveillance efforts. Article

> T-Mobile US has deployed a 20x20 MHz LTE network in Dallas, which should give the carrier additional capacity in that market as it prepares for a wider rollout of 20x20 MHz LTE service. Article

And finally … The Internet has become the external hard drive for our memories. Article


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