Rosenworcel to speak at Rural Telecom Industry Meeting; Silver Lake prepares deal for Dell

Wireline news from across the web:

@FierceTelecom RT @Computerworld: Intel preps thin fiber optics to shuffle data between computers. Article | Follow @FierceTelecom

> FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel will address hundreds of community-based telecommunications providers and innovators during the upcoming Rural Telecom Industry Meeting & EXPO. Release

> Silver Lake Management and partners, reports Bloomberg, is putting together $15 billion to buy out Dell. Article

> Sweden's Broadband Forum (Bredbandsforum) reports that the country's utilities and transport companies will build out fiber networks that will help fulfill the country's broadband strategy and Digital Agenda. Article

Cable News

> Time Warner Cable bought TV advertising slots that will run on CBS stations and affiliates during Super Bowl XLVII on Feb. 3. Article

> Cox Enterprises plans to invest $250 million to assist Atlanta-based technology startups. Article

Enterprise Communications News

> IDC attributes the drop in PC chips to economic uncertainty, delays in PC purchases caused by the Windows 8 launch and the emergence of tablets. Article

IPTV News

> North State leveraged Zhone to build out an FTTH network that can deliver a triple play bundle of IPTV, voice, and broadband data. Article   

> Google Fiber is engaged in a new fight with Time Warner Cable over regional sports programming. Article

Online Video News

> Amazon's LOVEFiLM has inked an international TV distribution deal with NBCUniversal, giving British consumers access to a number of U.S. television shows new and old such as "The Office" and "Knight Rider." Article

And finally… East Texas courts are back on "top" for patent lawsuits. Article

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