Telstra Global gets license to operate in Taiwan; Arris growth driven by IP-centric CPE

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> tw telecom's subsidiary tw telecom holdings inc. has has commenced a cash tender offer for any and all of its outstanding 8% senior notes due 2018. Release

> Telstra Global gets license to provide telecom services to Taiwan-based multinational corporations. Article

Cable News

> Billing system vendor CSG said it saw revenue increase by 1 percent in the first quarter, with Comcast, Dish Network and Time Warner Cable representing 43 percent of the revenue it generated. Article

> While CBS Corp. insists its blackout on Time Warner Cable systems in New York, Los Angeles and Dallas has had a minimal impact on ratings for its primetime programming lineup, Nielsen data shows that the local newscasts of its stations in TWC markets have dropped significantly. Article


> The integration of IP into traditional cable TV products as well as increased momentum for IP-based home networking consumer premises equipment will drive Arris' business throughout the rest of the year and especially into next year. Article

Wireless News

> Net10, a brand of América Móvil's U.S. MVNO TracFone Wireless, is bringing back unlimited data plans to customers who use a SIM card for AT&T Mobility's network. Article

> HTC confirmed that actor Robert Downey Jr., star of the "Iron Man" and "Sherlock Holmes" film series, will be the spokesperson for a new advertising campaign aimed at restoring luster to the struggling company's brand. Article

And finally … Large businesses will find performance and cost advantages by using fiber-based Ethernet services. Post