Telstra increases data allowances for broadband customers; Verizon to turn off lights in 77 buildings as part of Earth Hour

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> Telstra has increased the data allowances for its wireline broadband customers and aims to reach more than 2.5 million customers in the coming months. Article 

> Verizon said it will participate in Earth Hour by turning off lights in 77 of its buildings and Verizon illuminated signs on Saturday, March 28. Release

> Telecom Italia (TI) may look to revive negotiations with Metroweb in a response to its rival Vodafone's confirmation that it has opened formal negotiations to buy a stake in Metroweb. Article

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> With Arris expecting its financials to endure a roller-coaster 2015 thanks to big ongoing mergers among its top clients, U.S. pay-TV operators, the technology company is thinking about a big deal of its own. Article

> High-profile media analyst Craig Moffett doesn't believe Sling TV, Sony's PlayStation Vue or Apple's upcoming pay-TV service will be revolutionary enough have a profound impact on the indigenous cable, satellite and IPTV industry. Article

Wireless News
> Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure advocated for a coalition of smaller carriers that are members of Competitive Carriers Association to be able to jointly bid with Sprint in the 600 MHz incentive auction. Article

> Ericsson wants to help Tier 3 carriers expand their business into the Internet of Things, according to an Ericsson executive. However, challenges await smaller carriers looking to expand beyond providing traditional voice and data services to consumers. Article

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