MOD Mission Critical, 365 Data Centers partner; Internet penetration reaches saturation levels, says Pew Research

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> MPSC is investigating one company's failure to comply with a requirement to offer telecommunications relay services. Release

> MOD Mission Critical has developed a strategic partnership with 365 Data Centers to make available MOD's Colo by the 'U' services throughout all of the company's 15 facilities nationwide. Release

> According to new data from the Pew Research Center, Internet penetration in the U.S. has reached saturation levels in some groups. Article

> German businesses have become more mobile, security-conscious and SaaS-savvy, but have resisted the bring-your-own-device trend, says Strategy Analytics. Article

Cable News
> In a new filing with the FCC, Qualcomm is working to address concerns expressed by the cable industry and other groups that services based on LTE Unlicensed (LTE-U) and License Assisted Access (LAA) technology could create radio interference with existing technologies, such as Wi-Fi. Article

> AT&T and DirecTV have announced another short-term extension of their merger agreement, as the two companies enter the 14th month since they first forged their $49 million deal. Article

Installer News
> According to IHS Infonetics, about 66 percent of households received their Wi-Fi routers from their ISPs in 2014 and that number will rise to 90 percent by 2019. Article

Wireless News
> LightSquared has hired a wireless consultancy and other advisers and is angling to work with the GPS industry to resolve any concerns GPS device makers have over interference with LightSquared's spectrum, according to an FCC filing. Article

> In a last-gasp effort to boost its second-quarter subscriber and smartphone sales numbers, AT&T Mobility said customers can get a $200 bill credit when they buy a smartphone through its Next equipment installment plan and activate a new line of service. Article

And finally … Man finds way to spy on town by hacking into their security camera. Article

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