TDS executives to speak at Stifel, Morgan Stanley and Deutsche Bank conferences; COPE devices era is next trend beyond BYOD

Wireline news from across the web:

@FierceTelecom RT @ Susan Crawford: "A better communications future for America would include choices." Article | Follow @FierceTelecom ‏

> TDS and U.S. Cellular executives will speak at the upcoming Stifel, Morgan Stanley and Deutsche Bank conferences. Release

> Beyond BYOD: Welcome to the era of COPE (Corporate Owned, Personally Enabled) devices. Article

> Shawn Coyle joins ANPI as VP of Business Development. Article

Cable News
> NBCUniversal has recruited a top AT&T technology executive to run a new technology center focused on driving innovations involving virtualization, mobile video and big data. Article

> Comcast said it bought an equity stake in Enigma, a New York-based startup that has created a platform that makes it easier to search public records. Article

Wireless News
> Sprint MVNO Ting is cutting its data pricing, making it less expensive especially for customers who use a lot of data. The price cuts come two years after Ting's initial launch. Article

> According to a New York Times report, which cited unnamed sources familiar with the matter, Apple has been testing a way to charge the battery of its rumored smart watch wirelessly via magnetic induction. Article

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