Cincinnati Bell debuts skinny bundle; Comcast Business exceeds $5B run rate

More cable news from across the Web:

> Cincinnati Bell is offering a skinny bundle of 38 channels for $30 a month. Cincinnati Business Journal story

> Google Fiber plans to offer 1 Gbps to residents in public housing. Company blog post

> Cisco Systems is paying $1.4 billion to buy Internet of Things company Jasper Technologies. Multichannel News story

> Four members of Congress have launched the Rural Broadband Caucus, a bipartisan group intended to educate Congress on broadband deployment. CED Magazine story

> Turner Networks has named Christine Merrifield senior VP of ad sales strategy and monetization. Press release

Telecom News

> Comcast Business is seeing its bet on the larger business market paying off as the segment has exceeded a $5 billion revenue run rate, while maintaining 20 percent growth. Article

> Level 3 Communications sees cable operators as a growing threat in the business space it serves -- as well as a potential ally for special access -- but said their geographic nature and lack of experience means they will have a tough time competing with ILECs for large business customers. Article

Wireless Tech News

> Amid new demos that Qualcomm will use to lure attendees at Mobile World Congress 2016 in Barcelona later this month, its engineers are discussing a concept in 5G that represents a transition never to have been done before. Article

> The 802.11ad WiGig community looks to be getting even stronger thanks to an agreement between Intel and Qualcomm where the two companies are laying the ground work for interoperability in the 802.11ad ecosystem. Article

Wireless News

> Apple was ordered to pay more than $625 million to VirnetX Holding Corp. after an East Texas jury ruled the iPhone maker had infringed on four patents. Article

> London-based company Canonical unveiled the new Aquaris M10 Edition tablet today, which it claims enables Ubuntu to be "the only platform able to run both a mobile and true PC experience on the same device." Article

And finally… Cisco Systems projects the total amount of Internet traffic will break the zettabyte barrier this year. Re/code story

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