Santa Cruz builds wireless network capable of delivering 1 Gig speeds; Clinton pledges to make broadband available to US homes by 2020

Wireline news from across the web:

> Santa Cruz, California has built a network that will deliver gigabit fiber to city locals with the help of a local ISP by the name of CruzioRelease

> Bowdoin College is piloting technology from connectivity startup Mist that has the potential to add several features to its Cisco-powered campus-wide wireless network. Network World article

> About one-third of IT pros say they sometimes dismiss security alerts because of the number of false positives they receive, according to a Skyhigh Networks survey said. betanews article

Cable News
> DreamWorks Animation chief executive Jeffrey Katzenberg has been sued by shareholders, who say he improperly feathered his nest amid the $3.8 billion takeover of the company by Comcast last month. Article

> Arris has sold its Whole Home Solution (WHS) unit to Canadian OTT interface and software vendor Espial for an undisclosed sum. Article

Installer News
> Verizon Enterprise Solutions enabled Champion Realty to migrate to IP-based voice with its Virtual Communications Express service, illustrating how the cloud is simplifying voice service installation and management for businesses. Article

Online Video News
> The addition of Warner Bros. Entertainment as a licensee of and a licensor to HEVC Advance indicates the patent pool effort is gaining steam, the administrator's CEO told FierceOnlineVideo. Article

Wireless News
> Qualcomm said its Snapdragon 820 processor is now compatible with Tango, Google's virtual reality initiative. Article

> Chevrolet slashed the prices of some of its 4G data plans in a move that underscores increasing competition in the connected car market. Article

And finally … Hillary Clinton on Tuesday promised to work toward providing broadband access to all US homes by 2020, backed investments in next-generation wireless systems and supported the new Title II open internet rules. The Hill article

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