NTT to deliver IaaS services to PLDT's enterprise customers; FairPoint to release Q2 results on Aug. 4

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> NTT Communications has entered into a partnership with the Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company to provide PLDT's enterprise customers with NTT Com's enterprise-grade, infrastructure as a service (IaaS) solution, Enterprise Cloud. Release

> FairPoint Communications will release its second-quarter 2014 results after the market close on Monday, Aug. 4. Release

> Vodafone said that its struggling markets in Europe are starting to show signs of improvement after reporting its eighth consecutive decline in service revenue, reports Bloomberg. Article

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> Cable One has become the latest MSO to integrate the Netflix app onto the TiVo-enabled HD-DVRs it leases to subscribers. Article

> Bright House Networks has signed an agreement with BlackArrow to manage the execution of dynamic ad insertion into the video-on-demand products of the sixth biggest cable operator in the United States. Article

Wireless News
> The wait for the first commercial Tizen-based smartphone will go on. Samsung Electronics said it would delay sales in Russia of the Samsung Z, the first Tizen smartphone, presumably because there are not yet enough apps on the platform. Article

> The House on Friday passed legislation that makes it legal for consumers to unlock their cell phone and take it to another carrier, and President Obama indicated he will sign the bill into law. Article

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