TDS to release Q3 2015 earnings on Oct. 30; nbn has completed a trial with Alcatel-Lucent

Wireline news from across the web: 

> TDS and U.S. Cellular to release third quarter operating results and host conference call on Oct. 30, 2015 at 10:30 a.m. ET. Release

> The U.S. Senate began debating a bill that would make it easier for corporations to share information about cyber-attacks with each other or the government. Reuters article

> CALinnovates endorsed the Broadband Conduit Deployment Act of 2015 introduced by Congresswoman Anna Eshoo (D-CA) and Congressman Greg Walden (R-OR). Release

> nbn has successfully completed a trial of technology in partnership with Alcatel-Lucent. TeleGeography article

> Birch Communications expanded its strategic partnership with Mattress Firm to provide consolidated communications services. Release

Cable News
> Caribbean and Latin American operator Cable & Wireless Communications is in acquisition talks with John Malone's Liberty Global, the company confirmed. Article

> AT&T reported net U.S. subscriber growth in the third quarter of 26,000 for DirecTV, as the company shifted focus for video service sales to its new satellite TV acquisition. Article

Installer News
> California's new law designed to speed up the deployment of wireless infrastructure should make life easier for installers across the Golden State. Article

Online Video News
> Online video analysts may have expressed skepticism that Yahoo's planned live-stream of an NFL regular-season game would have any effect on its still-shaky revenues, but advertisers appear to be enthusiastic about the first-time test. Article

Wireless News
> Sprint said its Apple iPhone customers will be able to get access to enhanced Wi-Fi calling features that will let them make and receive calls from multiple Apple devices with a single number. Article

> Crown Castle beat analysts' expectations for its third-quarter earnings and also indicated that it expects more site leasing revenue next year as network spending and small cell deployments in the U.S. ramp up.  Article

And finally@HalSinger on how #FCC in the name of "competition" plays favorites in the communications marketplace. Forbes article