Windstream to release Q1 2014 earnings on May 8; Israel's Bezeq International establishes Hong Kong PoP

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> Windstream will hold a conference call at 7:30 a.m. CDT on May 8 to review the company's first-quarter earnings results. Release

> Bezeq International has established a foothold in the Far East by building its first point of presence in Hong Kong. Article

> AT&T is offering up to one year of free U-verse High Speed Internet to many small businesses in Florida. Release

Cable News
> The conventional model where consumers receive premium cable television programming through a provider "will be broken...consumer behavior is doing it...and that's not a bad thing," Colleen Abdoulah, chairwoman of WideOpenWest and the American Cable Association said yesterday during a lunch at the ACA Summit. Article

> Tribune Digital Ventures said that it acquired TV by the Numbers, the firm that has supplied its Zap2it program guide with editorial content since 2010. Article

Online Video News
> Online video management provider Ooyala formed a "strategic relationship" with Microsoft that combines its software as a service (SaaS) products with Microsoft's Azure Media Services. Article

Wireless News
> Ecommerce giant Amazon is embarking on a major new effort to enable the sale of stuff in the real world. Article

> Google is weighing the possibility of launching its own wireless service in markets where it offers its Google Fiber high-speed Internet service, according to a report in The Information. Article

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