SMBs see value in cloud services, say TIA; Netflix pressured to raise service rates

Wireline news from across the web:

@FierceTelecom RT @TIA_Now: 50% of small businesses agree cloud computing is going to become more important for their business. #Cloud #ICT #SMB | Follow @FierceTelecom

> Netflix gets pressure from Wall Street to raise prices, a move that could do more damage than good as more lower-cost alternative OTT providers begin to emerge. Article

> CyrusOne executives, including COO Michael Duckett and VP/GM of Interconnection Josh Snowhorn, will speak at the upcoming SIMposium. Release

> Corning reports that its Q3 2012 telecom segment sales declined 6 percent sequentially and 7 percent year-over-year to $523 million due to slow sales in North America and Europe. Release

> Pakistan's Lahore High Court has suspended an additional tax levied on incoming international calls. Article

Cable News
> Cablevision's retransmission-consent dispute with Tribune Broadcasting left the MSO's subscribers in Connecticut unable to watch game one of Major League Baseball's World Series Wednesday night. Article

> Harris survey found that 39 percent of Verizon FiOS subscribers are "borderless." Article

Enterprise Communications News
> New figures from the Business Software Alliance (BSA) revealed that intellectual property theft is on the rise. Article

> The global outsourcing market posted its second-best third quarter on record, according to the latest data from Information Services Group (ISG). Article

IPTV News
> Broadband Forum finds international IPTV flourishes, but broadband growth slows. Article

> Cable's move to DOCSIS 3.1 while the DOCSIS 3.0 rollout is still nascent could happen only because the competition has either given up or gone away. Article

Online Video News
> Boxee builds box 'for the people' at $99 price point. Article

And finally… Verizon's Robert Mudge indicated during this week's TelcoTV 2012 show that it is going to up its collaboration with the cable industry. Article

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