NBN in Australia to trial G.fast; USA Fiber launches dark fiber lease program

More wireline industry news from across the Web:

> Pyramid Research found number of countries with a broadband strategy increased from 17 in 2005 to 140 in 2014.  Release

> USA Fiber introduced a dark fiber lease program for its Ashburn, Va., ring.  Release

> Verizon debuts a new secure cloud interconnect that delivers secure performance for mission-critical workloads and applications. Release

> The National Broadband Network in Australia said it will trial G.fast in the lab. ZDNet

Wireless News

> An AT&T customer who subscribed to four services from the carrier got an unexpected and sharp response from the company after he sent an email to AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson. Article

> T-Mobile US tweaked some of its pricing for Apple's iPhone 6s and 6s Plus through its "Jump! On Demand" phone leasing program. Article

Installer News

> Commscope announced a new power solution for cell tower remote radio units (RRUs) that lets operators reuse the existing cables. Article

> FairPoint says its new line of construction services was driven by the growing demand from its wireless wholesale customers' ongoing small cell buildouts. Article

Cable News

> Comcast launched a "Web" section on its X1 video platform featuring short-form video content from 30 broadcast and cable networks. Article

> Suddenlink will expand its offerings to business users with Arris' Service Provider Wi-Fi solution. The company said it will sell the product throughout its 17-state area. Article

And finally … The landmark Qwest building in Denver is now losing its CenturyLink signage as the company has reduced its footprint in the building and other tenants are taking over.  Article

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