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September 21, 2012
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  • Frontier provides gamers with online subscription program
    Online gamers will be able to access 2,300 titles for $14.99 a month in an expanded portfolio offered by Frontier Communications and Exent. "We are confident the newly enhanced Frontier Games will be well received and that users will enjoy the diverse GameTanium game catalog offering unlimited play of the best premium PC games," said Exent President Peter von Schlossberg. Frontier broadband customers can try the game-subscription service for free in a two-week trial. Telecompetitor.com (9/20) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • Zayo integrates AboveNet, sets up Network Control Center
    Zayo Group reported Thursday that AboveNet's network is completely integrated with its operations, which now cover more than 61,000 route miles in 45 states and seven countries. The company also has established a single Network Control Center that consolidates network management and customer support. Channel Partners (9/20) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • Better understand financial reports
    The Telecom Finance Seminar for Non-Financial Managers, set for Oct. 18, explains general accounting principles, how your business makes money and the cost of doing business in a regulated but competitive environment. You can attend the seminar either in person in Washington, D.C., or online. Learn more and reserve your space. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • "Virtual MSO" will launch in 2013, Roku chief predicts
    Roku in the next year expects its technology to be used to launch a "virtual MSO" service over broadband aimed at people who aren't yet subscribing to cable or satellite, founder and CEO Anthony Wood said at an industry event. Meanwhile, Roku next month will begin selling a $100 device that will connect with a regular TV set to provide access to content from Netflix, Disney, Fox News Channel and more than 600 other channels. Roku also has teamed up with Wal-Mart's Vudu service, which has 100,000 titles in its library. Multichannel News (9/20), Multichannel News (9/20) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • Survey: False sense of confidence reigns in IT security
    Many big companies are satisfied with their organization's IT security, according to a new PwC Consulting survey, with almost 70% of security leaders "very confident" or "somewhat confident" that effective policies are in place. Yet the number of businesses that have dealt with more than 50 security incidents jumped by 13% last year, and a good number haven't conducted a deep analysis to assess the likelihood of a security breach and impact to the brand. All Things D (9/20), InformationWeek (9/20) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • Carriers push 100G upgrades as demand for video increases
    Carriers are busily upgrading their backbones to support 100 Gbps transmission in anticipation of increased video consumption, evidence shows. In the U.S., communications companies including Sunset Digital, Bluebird Network, Bright House Networks and XO all have upgrades under way, while overseas, SK Broadband has tapped Alcatel-Lucent's 100G optical coherent technology for expansion projects in South Korea that will support IPTV and high-definition video. CEDMagazine.com (9/20) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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