Optelian doubles its R&D, manufacturing operations; Tracking Netflix's rise to power

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> Optelian has doubled its manufacturing and R&D operations to support rapid sales growth of its optical products and solutions. Release

> TeliaSonera will reach one million homes with FTTH capabilities in Sweden and an additional 1.3 million in Nordic and Baltic countries by the end of 2014. Article

> AT&T is giving its U-verse TV customers a sneak preview of Conan O'Brien's "Can't Stop" documentary before it debuts in theatres. Release

> Suddenlink Communications, the seventh largest U.S.-based cable operator, will migrate its recently acquired NPG Cable network to GENBAND's A2 Converged Application Servers, S3 Session Border Controllers. Release

> Reliance Globalcom has launched the HAWK submarine cable system connecting Yeroskipos in Cyprus and Marseille in France. Article

And finally ... The ongoing rise of Netflix illustrates that the content aggregators, not the content creators, continue to be the drivers of consumer value. Article