ZenFi targets small cell opportunities in NYC; Google.com accidentally sold for $12

Wireline news from across the Web:

> ZenFi, a carrier-neutral dark fiber network targeting small cell deployments, brings dark fiber to New York City. Light Reading article

> Flyp, a U.S.-based telecommunications company, today announced that it has raised $5.8 million in seed funding from institutional investors in Silicon Valley and prominent East Coast investors. Release

> The Google.com domain name was accidentally sold in October 2015 for just $12. Forbes article

> Axiros announced that it has further evolved its AXACT TR-069 protocol stack with the release of the third generation of the product. Release

> FairPoint Communications and Dyn, a cloud-based Internet performance company, are going to jointly deliver network and authoritative Domain Name System (DNS) services. Release

> Telkom South Africa is planning to move ADSL subscribers onto its FTTH infrastructure in areas where it has deployed the fiber-based platform. TeleGeography article

Cable News
> The new coalition of pay-TV companies banded together to fight a new FCC set-top proposal says Google is showing off a new set-top based on the agency's new rules. Article

> According to Nielsen data compiled by Sanford C. Bernstein analyst Todd Juenger, C3 ratings across all linear channels for non-kids programming in primetime dropped 6 percent in the fourth quarter. Article

Wireless News
> JPMorgan Chase is planning to upgrade its entire fleet of ATMs to enable users to withdraw money via their smartphones, USA Today reported. Customers can use a one-time pin number that will be sent to their phones, then can tap to withdraw cash via an NFC connection. Article

> Google filed documents with the FCC this week claiming that its planned tests of a balloon-based wireless communications system pose no health or environmental risks and won't interfere with other users in the E-band. Article

And finally … Here are 40 maps that explain the Internet. Vox.com article

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