XO establishes POP in vXchange's Philly data center; Cincinnati Bell plans a stock split

Wireline news from across the web:

> XO Communications has established a point of presence in vXchnge's Philadelphia data center, furthering its strategy to expand its network reach across the United States. Release

> Cincinnati Bell received approval from its board of directors to undergo a one-for-five reverse stock split to increase its share price. Cincinnati Business Courier article

> Digital Realty Trust will expand colocation services to customers on its Ashburn campus in the third quarter of this year. Release

> Singapore Telecommunications has launched a service in the Asia Pacific region which allows enterprises to replace their physical router and firewall hardware with software-based network applications. Telecompaper article

> The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has clarified that telecom service providers cannot charge for a service following a cancellation. Release

> In conjunction with the White House, AT&T announced its new goal to hire 10,000 more veterans by the year 2020. Dallas Business Journal article

Cable News
> TWC is joining the "mea culpa" trend in advertising. Article

> A week after agreeing to pay $3.8 billion to buy DreamWorks Animation SKG, Comcast chief executive Brian Roberts visited the movie studio's lot in Glendale, California, reassuring employees that the conglomerate won't break up its purchase or move it to Philadelphia. Article

Online Video News
> Yahoo provided the first-ever live stream of the fabled Berkshire Hathaway investor conference, giving people at home a look inside the goings-on of the annual event held at BH headquarters in Omaha. Article

Wireless News
> Utility companies could have a role to play in the wireless industry's move to 5G networks, according to one analyst firm. Article

> While some U.S. carriers are moving ambitiously to deploy VoLTE -- T-Mobile is the obvious example here -- U.S. Cellular is taking a more measured approach and plans to begin to bring the technology to market next year. Article

And finally …The emergence of SDN and virtual network environments is creating new opportunities for malicious intruders to gain access to networks. Power Admin article