Wireline providers move into the big data market; Forrester says that 19% of adults use "do not track" setting in their browsers

Wireline news from across the web:

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> Michel Combes weighs in on how telecom can avoid the impending network traffic jam. Post

> Comcast today announced that the readers of New Hampshire Business Review voted to select Comcast Business as the state's top service provider as part of the publication's Best of Business (BOB) Awards program. Release

> Telecom providers are moving into the "big data" market as it seeks new growth opportunities to offset legacy voice service declines. Article

Cable News
> Local TV stations would be prohibited from teaming up to negotiate retransmission-consent agreements with pay-TV distributors under a proposal FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler announced Thursday. Article

> Comcast and cable overbuilder WideOpenWest face new competition in Georgia from AT&T, which launched its U-verse TV and Internet products in Augusta. Article

Wireless News
> Research firm IDC thinks the tablet market will grow in 2014 compared to 2013 but at a slower pace than it previously forecasted. Article

> AT&T Mobility has started using carrier aggregation technology in Chicago and other markets to boost LTE capacity and speeds on its network, but it will be a little while before many customers can take advantage of the upgraded network. Article

And finally… Forrester Research: 19 percent of online adults use the "do not track" setting in their browsers.