Poor data security becomes a national crisis; Jazztel conducts test of ZTE's 10G PON equipment

Wireline news from across the web:

@FierceTelecom RT @ Chad Couser: Poor data security is a growing crisis. Article | Follow @FierceTelecom

> Portland, Ore., talks about how it won over Google Fiber to become one of its next fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) targets. Article

> ZTE has completed the first commercial 10G PON full-service test for Spanish operator Jazztel, which went live with its fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) network last October. Release

> Deutsche Telekom AG and France's Orange SA are the latest service providers to fight a proposed European law aimed at enforcing net neutrality. Article (sub. req.)

Cable News
> While Charter Communications hasn't yet commercially deployed a cloud-based interactive program guide, the MSO offered a glimpse last week at the user interface that it has been testing since late last year on its cable system in Fort Worth, Texas. Article

> Tennis Channel lost its attempt to get a court order aimed at forcing Comcast to add the independent network to programming tiers in an additional 18 million homes after the U.S. Supreme Court rejected its appeal of a ruling issued by the U.S. Court of Appeals last May. Article

Wireless News
> BlackBerry CEO John Chen officially unveiled the company's next two smartphones, a mid-range touchscreen phone called the Z3 and another mid-tier phone with a physical qwerty keyboard called the Q20. Article

> Mobile application discovery service Quixey is making a dramatic update to its "Functional Search" service, with the intention of redefining mobile search as smartphones, apps and the Web continue to evolve. Article

And finally… #IntegraTells on March 3: Will 2014 be the first year more workloads will be processed in the #cloud than with IT infrastructure?


Like this story? Subscribe to FierceTelecom!

The Telecom industry is an ever-changing world where big ideas come along daily. Our subscribers rely on FierceTelecom as their must-read source for the latest news, analysis and data on the intersection of telecom and media. Sign up today to get telecom news and updates delivered to your inbox and read on the go.