Verizon identifies key enterprise technology trends for 2015; Singapore's StarHub jumps into the 1 Gig game

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> Alcatel-Lucent is enhancing the responsiveness of emergency services and other municipal departments for the city of Dallas by deploying an IP (Internet protocol)-based packet microwave radio network. Release

> Singapore's StarHub has launched a new cable broadband service, bundling a 100 Mbps connection as part of a 1 Gbps package priced at an introductory rate of $54 a month. Article 

> The average penetration rates for the U.S. and European cloud health care market will increase between 10 to 30 percent over the next decade, according to Frost and Sullivan. Article

> Ofcom, UK telecom regulator, has named Steve Unger to be acting chief executive when Ed Richards stands down at the end of the year. Article

Cable News
> Leaders for the House Energy & Commerce committee are set to introduce a bipartisan compromise that blends the House's version of the Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act (STELA) with the Senate's parallel Satellite Television Access and Viewer Rights Act (STAVRA). Article

> New York City has pledged to launch an ambitious public Wi-Fi project in 2015. Dubbed "LinkNYC," the service will provide free Internet service across the New York's five boroughs, as well as no-cost domestic calling and video chatting. Article

Online Video News
> Multiscreen service provider MobiTV has partnered with TV Bank, one of Japan's largest online video providers, to help extend its new pay-TV service, BBTV Next, to connected devices for all its subscribers. Article

Wireless News
> Ericsson expects that by 2020, 90 percent of the world's population over 6 years old will have a mobile phone, and smartphone subscriptions by then are expected to top 6.1 billion. Article

> Intel is going to merge its chipset unit targeting smartphones and tablets with its PC chip unit, arguing that the distinction is blurring between different computing models. Article

And finally… Between July-Sept 2014 consumers reported 320 network security breaches. Article