Verizon supplies identity services to FrieslandCampina; Westell to announce fiscal Q3 earnings on Feb. 4

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> Verizon supplies its identity services to FrieslandCampina, one of the world's leading dairy cooperatives. Release

> Westell Technologies, a provider of outside plant solutions, will host its fiscal Q3 2013 earnings conference on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014, at 9:30 a.m. EST. Release

Cable News
> Disney, Time Warner, Viacom, Fox, NBC Universal and CBS have all seen gains from ad growth and carriage fee negotiations, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Article

> Ad agency GroupM has launched a buying and planning agency called Modi that's dedicated to digital distribution, addressable TV, hyper-local TV and interactive TV. Article

Online Video News
> Roku said during this week's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas that it will work with two Chinese TV set manufacturers this year to build its software directly into "actual TV" sets. Article

Wireless News
> According to top executives from Ericsson, Qualcomm and AT&T, the future of mobile will be dominated by wearable wireless devices and neuromorphic computers that mimic the human brain. Article

> Huawei may have decided that for the time being it's not worth it to keep pressing on the U.S. infrastructure market, but according to a company executive, it is focused on expanding its device business in the U.S. market, especially for higher-end LTE devices. Article

And finally… Optical lambdas can give a business customer more protocol and bandwidth options than a SONET service. Article