WiFi Alliance thinks 'Super WiFi' term is confusing; Akamai previews Internet report

Wireline news from across the Web:

@FierceTelecom RT @telecoms: U.S. proposes anti-tracking legislation. Article | Follow @FierceTelecom

> WiFi Alliance believes the use of the terms "Super WiFi" or "Next Generation WiFi" for television white spaces implementations will lead to user confusion. Release

> Bermuda Telephone Company (BTC) has introduced its Cisco-based fiber Metro Ethernet network in the city of Hamilton. Article

> CommScope demonstrated a 100 Gigabit Ethernet (GE) data transmission over off-the-shelf multimode fiber optic cabling at a length of 430 meters. Release

> Poland's Telefonia Dialog introduced an IPTV service that allows customers to select programs from a range of categories and browse the Web, as well as access the services from multiple rooms. Article

> Cbeyond will present at ITEXPO East 2012, held Jan. 31-Feb. 3 at the Miami Beach Convention Center, on topics related to cloud services. Release

> Fujitsu reduced its full-year profit forecast by 42 percent. Article

And finally ... Akamai gave a sneak peek of its State of the Internet report for the third quarter of 2011, revealing that U.S. broadband penetration is over 80 percent. Article

Suggested Articles

Wave Business is building a new fiber-optic data center in Oregon that's scheduled to be completed in the second quarter of this year.

Embattled Frontier Communications is working with creditors to file for bankruptcy by the middle of March as part of its efforts to right the ship.

Canonical announced its Anbox Cloud, which allows service providers and enterprises to distribute Android apps from the cloud by using containers.