Cox intros 1 Gbps service in San Diego; Twitter's Periscope reports 10M users

More cable news from across the Web:

> According to new research from Parks Associates, over 40 percent of new "security monitoring subscribers" are signing up with nontraditional providers, including cable and telco companies. Release

> DirecTV's Yaveo is now available on Roku's platform. Release

> Fox Sports Digital acquired some assets of online sports startup StraightCast Media, including its mobile video app Gridiron Grunts. Variety article

> According to new findings from consumer market research firm Horowitz Research, 40 percent of Internet users have multichannel services and an OTT SVOD service, 42 percent have multichannel services only, 11 percent have an OTT SVOD service only, and 7 percent have neither. Release

> Cox Communications introduced 1 Gbps services in San Diego. San Diego Tribune article

> HBO may turn its TV show Deadwood into a movie. Deadline article

> Twitter's Periscope reports it now counts 10 million users who watch 21 million minutes of video a day. Adweek article

Telecom News

> John Donovan, senior EVP of AT&T's technology and operations, said the carrier's move to software-defined networking (SDN) is already beginning to pay off. Article

Wireless Tech News

> Using spectrum at higher frequencies is a likely scenario for the future, and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has formed an international alliance with about a dozen telecom companies and universities to model and measure wireless channels at much higher frequencies. Article

> Verizon Telematics expanded its relationship with Mercedes-Benz, saying the mbrace Connect platform will be offered complementary for five years in all model 2016 and newer Mercedes-Benz vehicles. Article

Wireless News

> Verizon, AT&T and Sprint -- and every other carrier -- should participate in the 600 MHz auction. Editor's Corner

And finally… The founder of Evernote doesn't believe artificial intelligence will kill all of humanity. Article

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