Rural video providers see programming costs rise 100 percent; Juniper introduces public, private cloud network platform

Wireline news from across the web:

> Over half of small rural video providers saw an increase in programming costs of 100 percent or greater, according to a survey conducted recently by Vantage Point Solutions. Telecompetitor article

> One Source Networks announced that its SIP trunking service is now compliant with collaboration services from ShoreTel. Release

> Juniper Networks has introduced a network architecture designed to help enterprises integrate public and private cloud networks. Network World article

> To help get a handle on the state of transformation, Verizon is publishing a new report today on Digital Transformation. Enterprise Networking Planet article

> Frontier West Virginia General Manager Chip VanAlsburg was named by The Exponent Telegram as a rising star. The Exponent Telegram article

Cable News
> Altice's stated goal of trimming $900 million in annual costs from its new cable acquisition, Cablevision, will start with the departure of the MSO's top 10 executives, Altice CEO Dexter Goei said. Article

> While analysts cast fresh doubt on his company's ability to gain regulatory approval of its twin cable purchases, Charter Communications CFO Christopher Winfrey told investors that his MSO is ready to close the purchases of Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks by the end of this year. Article

Installer News
> Comcast Business finally made its official entry into the large business space with new division called Comcast Enterprise, but its acquisition of Contingent is the secret weapon that will assist that division in fulfilling on-net and off-net site service requests. Article

Online Video News
> The rights just keep on comin': Amazon Prime announced that it has landed exclusive streaming rights to hit series Mr. Robot, while Netflix -- despite increased focus on original content -- nabbed global streaming rights to three more hit series, locking in ColonyZoo, and Jane the Virgin. Article

Wireless News  
> As expected, Google today announced its new Nexus 6P (built by Huawei) and the Nexus 5X (built by LG). Article

> Apple CEO Tim Cook said the company doesn't have any plans to integrate its two main operating systems, Mac and iOS. Article

And finally … National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) addresses the Internet of Things #IoT trend. Data Science Central article