Verizon Wireless, Comcast team in east Georgia; Bright House dismisses need for 300 Mbps service

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> Telcos must become an OTT 'toolbox' to survive. Article

> Telefonica Digital deploys Acme Packet's session delivery networking portfolio to support its new Over-the-Top Voice and Messaging Service. Release

> Verizon Wireless and Comcast will offer each other's services in east Georgia, including Augusta, Savannah and Snellville, under their joint marketing and service agreement. Release

> Novus is expending its portfolio of infrastructure for Microsoft Lync through a distribution partnership with Ferrari electronic AG. Release

> New Hampshire's move to change its 100-year old telecom regulatory structure illustrates the idea that momentum is growing for state-level telecom deregulation. Article

And finally … Bright House, a regional cable operator in Florida, thinks that no one needs Verizon's 300 Mbps package. Article

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