Optus introduces 3 unlimited broadband plans; Cincinnati Bell to hold second quarter call on July 30

Wireline news from across the web: 

> Australian operator Optus has introduced three new unlimited home broadband plans: Home Entertainment Bundle, Big Bundle, and Ultimate Home Bundle. Article

> Lightower Fiber Networks will participate in the 14th edition of the New York State Higher Education CIO Conference to be held July 8-10, 2015 at various venues along Skaneateles Lake in New York. Release

> Cincinnati Bell will host a conference call on Thursday, July 30, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. ET to discuss its financial results for the second quarter of 2015, which will be issued before the market opens that day. Release

Cable News
> Wells Fargo analysts have lowered their subscriber-growth projections for Verizon's FiOS video service, citing increased competition from over-the-the top services. Article

> As Nielsen gets ready to embark on the biggest change in the way it counts TV viewers in three decades, the major broadcast and cable networks recently voted on whether to push Nielsen to delay deployment of its news systems. Article

Online Video News
> Online video startup Pluto TV has signed a distribution deal with Hulu that will make all of Hulu's free, ad-supported content available on its website. Article

Wireless News
> Sprint quickly dropped a throttling limit on its new "All-In" data plans that limited streaming video to speeds of 600 Kbps after customers loudly complained about the policy. Article

> Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure took his battle with T-Mobile up a notch when he tweeted at Legere to express his frustration and displeasure with T-Mobile's new "Jump On Demand" phone leasing program," in which customers can upgrade their phones up three times per year if they trade in their existing phones. Article

And finally@CapgeminiConsul: Only 9 percent of loyalty programs offer reward redemption across offline and online channels. Report


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