UPN equips Isotech with an EPL solution; Arista's Ethernet switches could be blocked from entering the U.S.

Wireline news from across the web:

> The Tanzanian government and Bharti Airtel of India have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to complete the state's full takeover of national PTO Tanzania Telecommunications Company Limited (TTCL). TeleGeography article

> Unite Private Networks is equipping Isotech with an Ethernet Private Line solution hooking up three locations in the Kansas City area as well as 1 Gbps of internet access. Release

> Arista's Ethernet switches could be blocked from entering the U.S. as a result of the U.S. International Trade Commission's ruling that rival Cisco owns the technology underlying them. Bloomberg article

> The Richmond Virginia Internet Exchange has revealed that the Roanoke Valley Broadband Authority has hooked up to the exchange. Release

> Level 3 Communications received the Tier III Certification of Design Documents from Uptime Institute for its data center in Cotia, São Paulo, Brazil. Release

Cable News
> Comcast's second-quarter video and broadband subscriber number estimates got a slight bump from Jefferies analysts, who credited the increase in part to Verizon's now-resolved wireline worker strike with the CWA and IBEW unions. Article

> Brexit, the now-approved measure for Great Britain to leave the European Union, could end up impacting the U.K.'s TV and film business. Article

Installer News
> Communications Sales & Leasing is buying Tower Cloud for $230 million in cash and stock, giving it a set of dark fiber and turnkey small cell services to further its appeal with Tier 1 wireless operators. Article

Wireless News
> Mobile chips might play a key role in the next generation of supercomputers, according to The MIT Technology Review. Article

> Qualcomm said it filed a complaint against Meizu claiming the small Chinese smartphone vendor used the San Diego-based chipmaker's patented technologies in its 3G and 4G handsets without paying for them. Article

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