UK-based CityFibre begins installing 90km fiber in Peterborough; Amazon signs online deal with HBO

Wireline news from across the web:

@FierceTelecom RT @ NTT Europe: "Data security used to be an implementation detail, now it is part of the RFP requirement." | Follow @FierceTelecom

> UK-based provider CityFibre, in partnership with the Peterborough City Council, has started to install a 90 km long fiber cable in the city center. Article

> AT&T named Amdocs and Juniper Networks as two additional vendors it will use to build out its user-defined Network Cloud ecosystem. Release

Cable News
> Dish Network hopes to be online and running with an Internet TV service as early as this summer, Bloomberg reports. Article

> Online video has become a Wild West shootout with new media company gunslingers battling to sign programmers to long-term deals. The latest winner in the battle--although the war has just begun--is Amazon, which signed an exclusive multiyear online deal with HBO. Article

Wireless News
> Artemis Networks, the startup behind the pCell technology for enhancing network capacity, is using spectrum controlled by Dish Network to conduct wireless tests in the San Francisco Bay Area. Article

> The CTIA trade association said that Meredith Attwell Baker, a current NBCUniversal executive and former Republican commissioner at the FCC, will replace Steve Largent as president and CEO of the wireless trade group, effective June 2. Article

And finally… Christopher Micthell @communitynets: As a reality check to claims out of DC, providers like @ChattanoogaGig and @sonicnet have proven ISPs can provide a fast lane to EVERYONE.

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