Telco Systems launches three new SDN/NFV products; CenturyLink applauds passing of the STELAR act

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@FierceTelecom RT @Telexplainer: Attention to detail key when dealing with big data. Article | Follow @FierceTelecom

> Why women leave tech: It's the culture, not because "math is hard." Article

> CenturyLink applauds President Obama on signing into law the Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act Reauthorization, known as STELAR. Release

> HEAnet, Ireland's national education and research network, has completed the rollout of broadband to every post-primary school in the country. Article

> Telco Systems has launched three new SDN/NFV products: EdgeGenie Orchestrator, vSMU TelcoApp and vTunnel TelcoApp. Release

Cable News
> Cablevision has hired veteran Madison Avenue creative Mickey Paxton as senior VP, executive director of creative services, to oversee marketing and brand initiatives for its full suite of Optimum products and services. Article

> Originally scheduled to culminate by the end of 2014, the FCC's respective regulatory reviews for the proposed Comcast-Time Warner Cable and AT&T-DirecTV mergers will now close in March if no more delays are encountered. Article

Wireless News
> AT&T Mobility has ended its promotion that offered 15 GB of shared data for $100 per month. The company launched the promotion on Nov. 18 and ended it Nov. 30. Article

> According to credit ratings and research firm Moody's, the U.S. wireless industry will continue to see growth in subscribers and revenues next year, though EBITDA growth will slow slightly from its previous levels. Article

And finally… @TheCloudNetwork: For Verizon, IoT is all about evolution. Article