Windstream spinoff reports $128.7M in revenue in 2Q; Transmode shareholders approve Infinera deal

More telecom industry news from across the Web:

> Windstream spinoff Communications Sales & Leasing had a net income of $8.3 million and $128.7 million in revenue in the second quarter.  Arkansas Business article

> Transmode shareholders approve Infinera deal. Release

> Google Fiber workers will begin surveying utility poles in Decatur, Ga.  Decaturish article

Wireless News

> Lenovo's Motorola Mobility unit is cutting 500 jobs at its Chicago headquarters, or 25 percent of its Chicago-based workforce, as part of a broader restructuring and layoffs at its parent company. Article

> Verizon Wireless quietly stopped throttling the data speeds of customers who were on legacy unlimited data plans on 3G devices. Article

Cable News

> Turner Broadcasting System announced that it has acquired a majority stake in streaming video tech company iStreamPlanet for an undisclosed sum. Article

> Cablevision continued its communications war with Verizon, releasing a statement clarifying that a court ruling only restricts the MSO from calling Verizon a liar in advertisements. Article

And finally … A Philadelphia city official launched a public-safety ad campaign to try to stop the onslaught of pedestrian deaths due to cell phone distraction.  Article


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