Telebyte to participate in VDSL2 showcase at BBWF 2013; Ofcom joins number spoofing taskforce

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> Ofcom, the UK's telecom regulator, is taking part in an international taskforce to tackle number spoofing. Post

> Telebyte will participate in the Broadband Forum's Interoperability Pavilion, which will showcase new tools and techniques in VDSL2 Vectoring, at the Broadband World Forum 2013 in Amsterdam, held Oct. 22‐24, 2013. Release

> TE Connectivity announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Tyco Electronics Group S.A., has called for redemption all of its outstanding 5.95 percent senior notes due 2014. Release

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> Three months after announcing they'd invest $750 million in Hulu, owners 21st Century Fox, Walt Disney Co. and NBCUniversal named Fox Networks veteran Mike Hopkins CEO of the Netflix rival. Article

> Time Warner Cable won't be allowed to disconnect subscribers on weekends in New York State when they fail to pay for its digital voice product, under a ruling issued by the state's Public Service Commission. Article

Wireless News

> AT&T agreed to sell and lease 9,700 of its cell towers to Crown Castle in a $4.85 billion deal, capping months of speculation about such a transaction and coming amid a flurry of tower-related deals. Article

> Sprint parent SoftBank said it agreed to take a 57 percent stake in U.S. wireless device distributor Brightstar Corp. for $1.26 billion, in a deal that values the privately held company at $2.2 billion. Article

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