TDS to release Q3 2014 results on Oct. 31; Infinera names James Laufman as its general counsel

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> Iowa's South Slope Cooperative Telephone Company gets $14.7 million to build a new fiber-based network targeting rural areas of the state. Article

> Telephone and Data Systems Inc. will be webcasting its third-quarter operating results conference call on Oct. 31 at 10:30 a.m. EDT (9:30 a.m. CDT). Release

> Infinera has appointed James Laufman as senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary as of Oct. 20, 2014. Release

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> Just as athletes, actors and other celebrities have to deal with a new code of conduct in a world in which words, images and video travel fast, pay-TV providers are finding that their misdeeds and customer unfriendly billing practices can assume an exaggerated presence on the Internet. Article

> Liberty Global said it will introduce a new tracking stock for its Latin American operations, splitting trading of its European cable operations and Latin American and Caribbean media businesses. Article

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> Verizon Communications led a $9.4 million investment round in Flint Mobile, a mobile payments service that uses software to process transactions instead of hardware, giving the company a boost from a major carrier. Article

> T-Mobile US has upgraded parts of its 2G GSM network with enhanced encryption technology, which could provide a stronger defense against government eavesdropping and other network intrusions. Article

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