Public advocacy groups say zero-rating threatens net neutrality; Globe Telecom boosts fiber network coverage

Wireline news from across the Web:

> Skycable was able to address a #IPv4 shortage and increased loads on DNS caching servers. ZCorum article (PDF)

> Public advocacy groups said in a letter to the FCC that zero-rating programs are the latest threat to the principle that all network traffic be treated equally. siliconbeat article

> Windstream Services has increased the maximum aggregate principal amount of notes it may purchase in the previously announced cash tender offer for the 7.88 percent senior notes due in 2017. Release

> Globe Telecom is boosting its fiber network coverage and capacity in 20,000 barangays (the smallest administrative division in the Philippines), to deliver high speed Internet to 2 million homes by 2020. TeleGeography article

Cable News
> Comcast is set to keep the good times rolling when it delivers its first-quarter earnings report on April 27. Article

> Drilling down into the specifics of the FCC's pending merger approval of Charter Communications, Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks, New York Times reporters Cecilia Kang and Emily Steel looked at some of the regulator conditions for the deal. Article

Installer News
> AT&T is making a big push to promote new technology skills within its workforce, including new training for network installers as the operator continues toward its goal of network virtualization. Article

Wireless News
> Sprint once again revived its 30-day money-back guarantee in an effort to convince users that its network is competitive with its bigger competitors. Article

> Slower handset upgrade cycles will take a toll on U.S. carriers' device revenues during the first quarter, according to Wells Fargo Securities analysts. Article

And finally#CIOs & #IT leaders must examine how trends in digital workforce will impact government's future use of #technology. GCN article

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