TDoS attacks are rising; AT&T to launch Digital Life in six new markets

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@FierceTelecom RT @Tessa Parmenter: TDoS (telephone denial of service) attacks are on the rise. Article | Follow @FierceTelecom

> Federal government agencies continue to embrace cloud computing. Article

> AT&T will launch Digital Life in Milwaukee and other markets including Charlotte, Hartford, Jacksonville, Oklahoma City and Tulsa. Release

Cable News

> More than two years after launching BabyFirst on its live TV app for Android mobile devices, AT&T is adding the child development network to its U-verse TV lineup. Article

> DirecTV plans to hike the fees on its subscription packages in 2014, but not higher than the 4.5 percent increase that it took in February. Article

Online Video News

> AOL has pitched advertisers and marketers on using its internal ad platforms to make so-called "programmatic" ad buys throughout the year after committing to spend a certain amount of money on the site. Article

Wireless News

> AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson once again kindled speculation this week that the company is interested in deals in Europe, but a push across the Atlantic carries numerous risks, analysts argue. Article

> T-Mobile US CFO Braxton Carter said he thinks further consolidation in the U.S. wireless market is inevitable and held out the possibility of a combination between No. 3 player Sprint and No. 4 player T-Mobile. Article

And finally … A new CRTC infograph shows how much Canadians spend on communication services. Post


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