Orange gets high marks from IDC; Comcast lures high speed customers with integrated gateway

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@FierceTelecom RT @gigaom: Consumers continue to expect free WiFi. Article | Follow @FierceTelecom

> Orange Business has been positioned as a leader of next-gen global telecom services in Asia Pacific on IDC's annual assessment of 11 global and regional service providers. Release

> CableLabs has opened a new office in San Francisco to foster technology innovation in a community known for its contributions to the evolving Internet ecosystem. Release

> Savvis has completed its annual Statement on Standards for Attestation Engagements (SSAE) No. 16 and International Standard on Assurance Engagements (ISAE) 3402 combined examination. Release  

> Netflix raised $400 million from its recent share and convertible notes offerings. Article

> Telefonica and China Unicom have struck an agreement to expand their respective global presence by sharing their international points of presence. Article

And finally ... Comcast hopes to lure more consumers onto its higher speed offerings by offering their new integrated voice and data Xfinity Wireless Gateway for free. Article

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