UNH-IOL to serve as G.fast certification center; America Movil raises stake in Telekom Austria to 59.7%

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> The UNH-IOL announced that it will serve as a testing laboratory for G.fast certification. Release 

> América Móvil has raised its stake in Telekom Austria Group to 59.7 percent. Article

> ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center, a LEED-certified facility in Burlington, Vt., has chosen FirstLight's Internet service to support the company's growing network infrastructure needs. Release

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> Rentrak has secured a new patent on a set-top box technology that lets the device know when a TV set is turned on and off. Article

> The head of the Senate Judiciary Committee has asked Comcast to permanently ban Internet fast lanes, putting further pressure on the conglomerate as it tries to get its increasingly controversial purchase of Time Warner Cable through regulatory processes. Article

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> As part of its ongoing cost-cutting efforts, Sprint announced it has eliminated 452 jobs from its Overland Park, Kan., headquarters. Article

> Chinese computer maker Lenovo is reportedly preparing a bid for Canada's BlackBerry that could be made as early as this week, according to a Benzinga.com article that quotes an unnamed source. Article

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