Mexican regulator holds talks with AT&T on market outlook; UPN expands network in Iowa

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@FierceTelecom RT @ Accenture: 89% of #consumers want to be protected when shopping online. Are #CPG companies doing enough? Article | Follow @FierceTelecom

> Argentine services cooperative Cooperativa de Servicios Publicos de Jesus Maria y Colonia Caroya, in Cordoba province, has launched IPTV services. Article

> Mexican telecoms regulator Instituto Federal de Telecomunicaciones (Ifetel) confirmed that it has held talks with AT&T's chief strategy officer John Stankey to discuss the outlook of the market. Article

> Unite Private Networks (UPN) announced a major fiber network expansion in Council Bluffs, Iowa. Release

> Lori Lee, AT&T senior executive vice president, was recognized by Fortune Magazine as one of 2014's 50 Most Powerful Women in Business. Release

Cable News
> Although pay-TV profit margins are up and leading all media and entertainment sectors, investment analyst Craig Moffett is advising clients to be wary of operator stock right now. Article

> Scratch difficult authentication from the list of speculative reasons why TV Everywhere isn't a widely popular consumer pay-TV product. Article

Wireless News
> Mosaik Solutions is getting into the wireless-network-testing market and aims to provide carriers and M2M-solution providers with a more efficient way to measure how end-user devices are performing on networks. Article

> Apple put a major new focus on how it safeguards its users' private information and launched a website to keep its customers better informed of how their data is stored and protected. Article

And finally… @Evan Kirstel: NFL's iffy private Wi-Fi network irks some coaches. Article

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