T-Mobile/AT&T merger could create a new Bell duopoly; Tennessee law bans sharing of Netflix passwords

Wireline news from across the Web:

> Another voice chimes in that despite the progress made to create a more competitive telecom environment, a successful purchase of T-Mobile by AT&T could create a U.S. duopoly. Article

> PMC-Sierra introduced Quad-Port EPON OLT System-on-Chip (SoC) solutions that integrate network power management and optical fiber diagnostics while supporting advanced traffic management. Release

> Brazil's dominant service provider Oi has named Francisco Valim as its new CEO, replacing Luiz Eduardo Falco, who will leave the company at the end of this month. Article

> Orange Business Services will open a new international gateway in Mumbai now that it has clearance from the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) for its Indian entity Equant Network Services India Pvt. Ltd. Release

> GENBAND is celebrating the first anniversary of its purchase of Nortel's Carrier VoIP (CVAS) division, a move that instantly gave them presence in many of the largest global service provider networks. Release

And finally ... A new Tennessee law that takes effect July 1 will make Netflix password sharing a punishable crime. Article

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