UCLA heads new consortium to develop new Internet architecture; ANPI introduces new customer management service

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> ANPI has unveiled Atlas, a platform providing complete visibility and process management from first quote to installation to customer care. Release

> UCLA is leading a new consortium focused on developing a new architecture for the Internet. Article

> New Zealand's Commerce Commission says it has welcomed a judgment by the country's Court of Appeal, which has dismissed legal challenge by Chorus related to the pricing for its unbundled bitstream access (UBA) service. Article

Cable News
> With FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler speaking at length about the general dearth of broadband competition in the U.S. Thursday, a kind of Rorschach Test has emerged in regard to the possible implications to the proposed Comcast/Time Warner Cable merger. Article

> Cable's priciest channel is trying to cram itself to low-cost pay-TV packages to attract younger, more pay-TV-dissonant viewers. Article

Wireless News
> The Merchant Customer Exchange (MCX) unveiled the brand name CurrentC for its mobile wallet, loyalty and offers platform, which it will launch in 2015 at around 110,000 retail locations, including at Walmart, Best Buy and Target. Article

> The infusion of revenue that LTE is bringing to carriers is not likely going to last that long, according to a new report from research firm Strategy Analytics. Article

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