Windstream bring fixed wireless service to Albany, N.Y. businesses; Juniper introduces new branch office cloud solution

Wireline news from across the web:

> Australia's nbn announced that its first commercial services based on HFC technology are now available to Retail Service Providers (RSPs) in Redcliffe, Queensland. TeleGeography article

> WOW! Business has upgraded Madison Academy in Huntsville, Alabama's fiber-based dedicated Internet access service from 200 Mbps to 1Gbps to serve its constantly evolving and growing broadband needs. Release

> Indiana has enacted a law allowing doctors in the state to conduct exams and issue prescriptions via telehealth technology. IndianaPublicMedia.org article

> Windstream has launched fixed wireless access in Albany, N.Y., providing enterprise customers a complementary source of high bandwidth service. Release

> Juniper targets branch office opportunities with its Cloud-Enabled Branch solution. Network World article

Cable News
> The long-rumored merger between Lionsgate and Starz has finally come to fruition, with the Canadian-American movie studio buying the premium cable network for a cash and stock sum totaling $4.4 billion. Article

> NBCUniversal said it will stream 85 hours of Summer Olympics coverage in virtual reality to authenticated pay-TV users equipped with Samsung Galaxy smartphones and Samsung Gear VR headsets. Article

Installer News
> While the FCC has been taking steps as of late to streamline the approval process for installing new small cells and DAS, CTIA is asking the commission to make further modifications to the rules. Article

Online Video News
> Although the company has hinted that it will bring its Zive SVOD service to the United States, a U.S. spokeswoman for Altice declined to provide any details on a possible American version of the offering. Article

Wireless News
> Verizon and Samsung are targeting consumers and small businesses with a new 4G femtocell. Article

> T-Mobile's MetroPCS will finally start selling Apple's iPhone tomorrow – in Florida, at least. Article

And finally … Comcast, AT&T: Clinton FCC Policy Like Obama's? Trump A Wild Card. Investors Business Daily article

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