Time Warner Cable Business Class to offer Wi-Fi hotspot across all of its markets; Virginia to conduct school broadband pilot project

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> Time Warner Cable Business Class (TWCBC) will begin offering its TWC Wi-Fi hotspot solution at no additional charge to its business Internet customers across all TWCBC markets. Release

> Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced a partnership with a San Francisco-based nonprofit EducationSuperHighway to conduct a school broadband pilot project. Article

> According to IDC, the global installed base of Internet of things (IoT) units is forecast to grow by 17.5 percent CAGR to reach 28.1 billion in 2020. Article

> Global Village Telecom (GVT), the Brazilian broadband provider owned by French group Vivendi, said it will work with the government and local regulators to stop competitors from breaking up and selling off TIM Participacoes (TIM Brasil). Article

Cable News
> AMC's We Networks will keep its name--a reference to Women's Entertainment--but will widen its focus to include more men, a network executive said. Article

> The need to deliver OTT and multiscreen TV is leading to an upsurge in spending on broadcast and streaming video equipment, Infonetics Research says in a report tracking pay-TV subscribers and video equipment sold across the telecommunications space. Article

Wireless News
> T-Mobile US is the only U.S. carrier that has so far confirmed it will support Wi-Fi calling for Apple's iPhone, a new feature Apple is enabling via its iOS 8 software update. Article

> Ericsson expects the North American market, currently it largest by sales, to continue to be the leader in LTE subscriptions for the next several years, according to a new report from the vendor. Article

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