SingTel to offer 10G residential FTTH service; Cisco acquires Jasper Technologies for $1.4B

Wireline news from across the Web:

> Singapore Telecommunications (SingTel) will offer 10 Gbps fiber broadband service to residential customers in Singapore starting this month. Telecompaper article

> is delivering a Web hosting service where subscribers do not pay for unused Web space. Release

> Cisco is acquiring Jasper Technologies, an Internet of Things cloud platform developer for $1.4B. Tech Crunch article

> Anite is launching a new, more powerful measurement field unit, the Nemo Explorer-4 as part of its broader Nemo Autonomous measurement solution. Release

> Vodafone's CEO Vittorio Colao said it would be become an investor in Openreach, BT's access networks business, if it were spun off as an entirely separate company. Light Reading article

Cable News
> Culminating a big rebound year for cable video services, Comcast added 89,000 pay-TV customers in the fourth quarter, its best quarterly performance in the category in nine years. Article

> As the Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos work to refine their offensive and defensive schemes ahead of Super Bowl 50, so does CBS in regard to its live-streaming technology. Article

Installer News
> Home automation apps from Comcast and AT&T performed poorly in a recent compilation of 50,000 consumer reviews. Article

Online Video News
> Sports network ESPN will have a presence on Chinese online video provider Tencent's platform following a deal between the two companies. Article

Wireless News
> Comcast confirmed that it plans to participate in forward portion of the FCC's upcoming incentive auction of TV broadcasters' 600 MHz spectrum. Article

> AT&T is quietly building a mobile advertising business alongside the cross-platform video services it is working on via its acquisition of DirecTV, according to analysts at Wells Fargo Securities. Article

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