TIA 2012 to feature speakers from AT&T, Verizon, FCC; Fastweb will shut down its IPTV service

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> The TIA 2012: Inside the Network tradeshow next week will feature a number of high profile telecom speakers including AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson, Verizon CTO Tony Melone, and FCC Commissioner Robert McDowell. Release

> BT's broadband rollout in Kensington and Chelsea, UK has been held up over a dispute about the placement of street cabinets that will house the electronics to deliver services to residential and business customers. Article

> Carlos Slim's foundation Helú has donated $3 million to the government-industry Connect2Compete broadband adoption effort. Article

> Fastweb, Swisscom's Italian broadband subsidiary, plans to shut down its IPTV service by November due to slow subscriber growth. Article

And finally ... Oracle CEO Larry Ellison said the service provider plans to release a set of cloud service tools. Article

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