Windstream offers Wi-Fi solution to E-Rate eligible schools, libraries; Brazil ended 2014 with 192 million broadband subscribers

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> Managed services provider market will "grow significantly" through 2019. Article

> Windstream is now offering its Managed Wi-Fi solution to E-Rate eligible K-12 schools and public libraries. Release

> Australia's NBN Co. announced that over 700 homes and businesses in parts of Darwin will become the first in the Northern Territory to complete the transition to the National Broadband Network (NBN). Release

> Brazil ended 2014 with 192 million broadband subscribers, an increase of 44 percent compared to December 2013, according to a survey of the Brazilian Telecommunications Association (Telebrasil). Article

Cable News
> Comcast added 6,000 Xfinity TV video subscribers in the fourth quarter, missing analyst forecasts of around 25,000 video customer additions. Article

> Major League Baseball is reportedly in talks with various investors about a spinoff of its highly successful digital media operation. Article

Online Video News
> For online video startups, the OTT landscape is one that appears ripe with possibilities but in reality can be hard to realize. Streaming video startup GroupFlix is wading through that mire now and, in an attempt to expand a less-exploited niche, is shifting its focus a bit. Article

Wireless News
> Comcast is hinting that it might join rival Cablevision in offering some kind of Wi-Fi-based mobile service or product, but has not committed to any specific plans and is wary of cannibalizing its existing Wi-Fi business. Article

> Facebook and its Instagram photo service, Google's YouTube, Netflix and Snapchat make up 61 percent of U.S. mobile application data traffic, according to a new report from network vendor Ericsson. Article

And finally… @InformationWeek: Seventy three percent of #datacenters report growing demand for resources, smaller IT budgets. 

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