Report: TalkTalk was the most complained about phone provider in the UK in Q1; AT&T appoints Glenn Hutchins to its board of directors

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> TalkTalk was the most complained about landline phone provider in the UK in the first quarter of 2014, with 0.28 complaints per 1,000 customers, revealed a new Ofcom report. Article (sub. req.)

> AT&T has appointed Glenn Hutchins, co-founder and former co-CEO of Silver Lake, to its board of directors. Release

> Some U-verse users have reported in Broadband DSL's forum that the telco is over-provisioning speeds in a number of markets so they will get more than advertised speeds. Article

Cable News
> Capitalizing on the fast-emerging market for Converged Cable Access Platform (CCAP), Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd is marketing a remote CCAP product that shifts many of the traditional data and video processing functions from the cable head end to the access network. Article

> Management for TV Everywhere technology vendor Synacor on Friday resisted demands by two activist shareholders to terminate an ongoing CEO search and put the company up for sale. Article

Online Video News
> Over-the-air streaming provider Aereo halted its operations Saturday morning in a move that founder and CEO Chet Kanojia said is only temporary. Article

Wireless News
> "May turned out to be a banner month for mobile," research firm comScore noted, pointing to its new research showing that mobile platforms--smartphones and tablets--combined to account for 60 percent of "total digital media time spent," up from 50 percent a year ago. Article

> The battle among the nation's MVNOs continues to heat up with T-Mobile US MVNO Giv Mobile offering a free Alcatel OneTouch Android smartphone to anyone who purchases two months of service of at least $40 per month. Article

And finally… India's e-commerce industry has become the target of large-scale Internet attacks, according to a recent Akamai report. Article

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