News of Note—CenturyLink, DQE, AT&T and more

news of note

> The states of Mississippi and Washington approved CenturyLink’s pending acquisition of Level 3 Communications. Release

> DQE Communications launched its Cloud Solution, which hooks up enterprises to cloud providers such as Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure via a private connection. Release

> The Linux Foundation announced the initial set of keynote speakers for Open Source Summit Europe 2017, taking place Oct. 23-26 in Prague, Czech Republic. Release

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> AT&T named Matt Hickey vice president of Global Public Sector Channel Marketing. Release

> Several technology and telecommunications companies missed the deadline to agree to testify before the House Energy and Commerce Committee about a bill that may be drafted to replace the current net neutrality rules. The Hill article

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