Sprint to sell switch.co, hosted PBX to business customers; FairPoint to present at Drexel Hamilton event

Wireline news from across the web: 

> Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota will begin offering telemedicine services to members using Doctor on Demand's platform starting Jan. 1. Beckers Health IT & CIO Review article

> Bright House Networks Enterprise Solutions will provide state-of-the art Internet, voice and video services to the new Florida Hospital Center Ice facility, currently under construction in Wesley Chapel, Fla. Release

> Telefonica plans expand its FTTH network to 97 percent of all of Spain's households and bring 4G services to 100 percent of users by 2020. Telecompaper article

> Sprint will sell switch.co, a hosted PBX integrated with Google Apps, to its business customers. Channel Partners article

> FairPoint Communications will present at the Drexel Hamilton Telecom, Media and Technology Conference in New York, on Sept. 9 at 3:30 p.m. EDT. Release

Cable News
> A New York Post report surfaced last week that former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is considering taking his Los Angeles Clippers over the top. SNL Kagan kicked the tires on the prospect of an owner familiar with online video tech going OTT -- and found it, well, plausible. Article

> Variety briefly uncovered a demo of Comcast's new online video platform titled, tentatively at least, "Watchable." Article

Online Video News
> AOL, which rebuilt itself into an attractive and acquirable target in part through its video and advertising strategies, is now making a similar proposition to struggling mobile ad platform Millennial Media. Article

Wireless News
> Former Republican FCC Commissioner Robert McDowell thinks senior members of the Commerce Committees in both the House and Senate will introduce legislation, perhaps by the end of this month, to free up more spectrum for auction that is currently held by government agencies. Article

> T-Mobile US is launching a native video calling service on its network, though the service is only available right now on a handful of new Samsung Electronics smartphones. Article

And finally … SDN goes beyond the data center. OSP article

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