Verizon gifts subs with FiOS TV on Xbox One; Global Capacity adds Seattle PoP

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> Verizon said it's giving its customers an early Christmas gift: immediate availability of the FiOS TV app on the Xbox One game system. Press release

> Network connectivity provider Global Capacity has expanded its One Marketplace platform by locating a new PoP in Equinix's SE2 data center at 2020 5th Ave., Seattle. Press release (.pdf)

> Shareholders holding a combined 53.8% stake in Telecom Italia (TI -0.9%) have signed up to vote on whether to oust the board at the Dec. 20 shareholder meeting. Story

> For the 10th year in a row, AT&T made the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation's "Best Places to Work" list for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) employees. Story

> Orange Communications SA (Orange Switzerland) signed a five-year deal with iGATE Corporation (iGATE) to transform its IT infrastructure and rationalize its vendor landscape in Switzerland. Press release

Wireless News

Regional flat-rate CDMA operator Revol Wireless announced it is going out of business. The carrier said it has stopped taking payments and will no longer provide service starting Jan. 16. Article

Cable TV News

Buckeye CableSystem said Sinclair Broadcast Group pulled the feed from NBC affiliate WNWO-TV in Toledo, Ohio, on Sunday after it refused demands for increased retransmission-consent fees. Article

And finally … Telmex and America Movil have commercially launched the 17,800 kilometer 100G transmission AMX1 submarine cable system from the U.S. to Central America and Brazil. Story

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