Navajo Nation wraps $46 million network buildout; Bangladesh opens VoIP market to competitors

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> Navajo Nation has nearly completed its $46 million middle mile network with partner Navajo Tribal Utility Authority Wireless in Farmington, New Mexico. Article

> AT&T will release its first quarter 2013 earnings on April 23 after the NYSE closes. Release

> The Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) began issuing VoIP licenses to competitors this week. Article

Cable News

> Comcast promoted veteran accounting executives Jennifer Daley and James McCue to the positions of vice president and assistant treasurer. Article

> HBO signed a five-year deal with Clearleap, which enables the premium content provider to leverage its encoding and authentication platform for its HBO Go website and mobile applications. Article


> HBO's chief technology officer said that he is skeptical about the value that 3DTV and 4K can bring to the television experience. Article

Online Video News

> Spotify, the on-demand music service provider, is considering how to get into the lucrative streaming video business. Article

> A new Informa Telecoms & Media report contends that the Internet will become a battleground between a new breed of online video service delivery players and the old line guard of wireline telcos and cable operators. Article

And finally … Collaboration puts consumers in charge, says Allstream. Post