Sprint's wireline intiatives get attention of Current Analysis; Online piracy rises in the UK

Wireline news across the web:

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> CyrusOne said that recently approved new data center legislation could benefit customers deploying new space in its Massively Modular facility in Carrollton. Release

> Sprint makes progress with its wireline business with the introduction of its national wavelength service, says Current Analysis in a new report. Post (sub req.)

Cable News
> Comcast's NBCUniversal division is looking to squeeze significant increases in fees for both its cable networks and NBC owned-and-operated stations, CEO Steve Burke said at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Media Communications and Entertainment Conference Wednesday. Article

> Gary Howard, a director at Dish Network and a former Liberty Media executive, has resigned from Dish over a disagreement about the company's handling of its $2.2 billion bid to purchase LightSquared. Article

> ABI Research analysts have seen the writing on the wall, and in the quarterly reports, and concluded that IPTV--or telco TV, specifically--is on the rise while cable TV continues to slide. Article

Online Video News
> Getting an accurate picture of how popular TV shows are on digital platforms like Netflix is a challenge, says James Packer, Lionsgate's president of worldwide television and digital distribution. Article

Wireless News
> Dish Network filed a new proposal with the FCC that the company said would allow it to deploy an LTE network across its 700 MHz E Block and AWS-4 spectrum holdings. Article

> AT&T worked with Qualcomm and its network vendor partners to implement a 700 MHz interoperability solution that will allow the carrier to support Band Class 12 devices, according to a senior AT&T executive. Article

And finally … Ofcom study finds two percent of UK internet users are responsible for 74 percent of online piracy. Article

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