Zayo completes repricing of its $361M loan; Fatbeam donates fiber to University of Idaho cybersecurity center

Wireline news from across the web:

> Peru will have a total of eight regional fiber backbone networks operational by mid-2017. TeleGeography article

> Zayo has successfully completed the repricing of its $361 million term loan tranche under its existing credit agreement. Release

> Jim Sensenbrenner (R - Wis.), a member (and former chairman) of the House of Representatives Judiciary Committee, has introduced legislation to prohibit U.S. states from imposing sales tax collection requirements on individuals with no physical presence in the taxing state. tax-news.com article

> Fatbeam donates private fiber line to University of Idaho's Research Park Cybersecurity Center. Release

> Shentel's board of directors has elected Leigh Ann Schultz to serve as a Director. Release

Cable News
> The NCTA has delivered more than 1,000 pages of technical information on its "Ditch the Box" proposal to the FCC after the agency published a series of questions seeking more information about the counter-initiative. Article

> Punctuated by the loss of 281,000 customers in the second quarter, Dish Network's steady stream of retrans battles and carriage wars has resulted in the loss of 7.5 percent of its subscriber base in just one year. Article

Installer News
> Claiming the importance of proximity in Wi-Fi network performance, AmpThink said that it placed a large majority of the access points for Bank of America Stadium's new revamped Wi-Fi network under the seats. Article

Wireless News
> The FCC has awarded a key government number portability contract to the Ericsson subsidiary Telcordia in a huge blow to Neustar despite security concerns by some in the intelligence community. Article

> AT&T said 5 million customers have signed up for its bundled offering that packages DirecTV with unlimited wireless service -- which is an encouraging sign for a carrier preparing to leverage its $49 billion acquisition of the satellite TV company. Article

And finally … Counting down seven reasons #SMBs and startups should use #Cloud backups. Cloud First article

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