Verizon FiOS celebrates 10 years; Tata's CFO Sanjay Baweja steps down

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> Tata Communications' chief financial officer, Sanjay Baweja, is leaving the company to pursue other opportunities. Article

> Verizon FiOS celebrates its 10-year anniversary. Release

> France had over 2.3 million high-speed broadband subscribers as of the end of June, adding 130,000 in the second quarter, or 32 percent in a year, according to the country's telecom regulator Arcep. Article (sub. req.)

> California's next-gen 911 bill, which would give advance notice of the 911 customer surcharge and projected costs of text-to-911 and next-gen 911 capabilities, has gotten the state legislature's approval. Article

Cable News
> Fox Sports will make 101 NFL games broadcast on the Fox network available this fall for streaming to subscribers of select pay-TV services. Article

> Gracenote continues to amass a powerful metadata toolbox for TV Everywhere and OTT services, announcing the $50 million acquisition of the movie and TV data service Baseline. Article

Online Video News
> Online advertising now makes up roughly one-third of the total advertising market and is picking up steam, growing 21 percent in the second quarter of 2014, a new report by MoffettNathanson says. Article

Wireless News
> Apple is going to add Near Field Communications technology to its forthcoming wearable device, expected to be called the iWatch, according to a Wall Street Journal article. Article

> Taqua acquired partner Kineto Wireless to more seamlessly deliver Voice over Wi-Fi and Voice over LTE solutions to operators. Article

And finally… Ericsson: 60% of consumers consider HD quality to be a very important TV/Video feature. How high do you value video quality? Post


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