Report: Cox plans to impose usage caps in its Cleveland market; Nearly 3% of the U.S. population still uses dial-up Internet service

Wireline news from across the web:

@FierceTelecom RT@KristanHamill: 5 ways hackers acquire your information and access your digital life. Article | Follow @FierceTelecom

> A Cox insider familiar with the operator's network management practices told DSLReports that customers in the company's Cleveland, Ohio, market will be informed on May 19 that they'll soon be facing overage fees of $10 for every 50 GB over their usage cap. Article

> A small portion of the U.S. population, 3 percent, still uses dial-up Internet connections, according to a new Pew Research report. Article

> EarthLink has delivered a notice of redemption for $70,000,000 aggregate principal amount of its outstanding 8 7/8 percent Senior Notes due 2019. Release

> The United States will run out of IPv4 Internet addresses this summer, say industry experts. Article

Cable News
> Comcast announced a handful of new features that it is testing on its X1 service, including a "Control Panel" that the company said could eventually allow content providers to append additional information onto their videos. Article

> With approval of the $49 billion merger of AT&T and DirecTV nearing, executives for Dish Network and Cogent Communications reportedly met with FCC officials last week and asked them to impose restrictions on the combined operation as it relates to online video. Article

Wireless News 
> T-Mobile US now covers 280 million POPs with LTE, according to CTO Neville Ray. The carrier had pledged to reach that coverage goal by the middle of this year, and thus appears to have reached that goal earlier than expected. Article

> Despite falling overall U.S. tablet sales, the nation's Tier 1 wireless carriers continued to add cellular-connected tablets to their networks at an impressive clip in the first quarter. Article

And finally… @Accenture Analytics:"The digitization of the world is making human relationships more valuable." Article

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