NTT acquires Indonesian data center provider Cyber CSF; Level 3 taps Schneider to oversee EMEA product & marketing unit

Wireline news from across the web: 

> NTT Communications has agreed to acquire Cyber CSF, a data center service provider headquartered in Jakarta, Indonesia. Telecompaper article

> Vonage CEO Alan Masarek will present at the Needham Interconnect Conference in New York City on Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015 at 4:20 p.m. ET. Release

> New Zealand operator 2degrees is making its first move into country's wireline broadband market with the launch of its first consumer plans. TeleGeography article 

> Level 3 has named Kathleen Schneider as the senior vice president, Product and Marketing, EMEA. Release

Cable News
> The just-consummated merger between AT&T and DirecTV has created the largest pay-TV operator in the U.S. with around 28 million subscribers. But Evercore ISI doesn't believe that scale will enable the combined company to overcome endemic pay-TV problems. Article

> Arris Group has sold off its Arris Supplies unit to the UK-based Technetix Group for an undisclosed sum. Article

Installer News
> Manassas, Va.-based TelNet recently completed a project for the Manassas City Public Schools in which the company deployed 32,800 feet of Ethernet cable and 410 wireless access points to enable Wi-Fi access at eight schools in the area. Article

Wireless News
> Lenovo's Motorola Mobility brand introduced a trio of new smartphones, including two intended for the U.S. market, and the company is embracing the direct-to-consumer route. Article

> Regional operator and Sprint wholesale partner nTelos Wireless said it is ahead of schedule in deploying LTE across its footprint. Article

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