Google Fiber launches signups in Charlotte; Comcast to provide broadband for the DNC

More cable news from across the web:

> Google Fiber also announced it launched signups for residents and businesses in Charlotte, N.C. CED Magazine story

> Comcast Business Services will provide broadband and other telecommunications services for the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia from July 25-28. CED Magazine story

Telecom News

> Vendor Adtran reported year-over-year increases in both sales and net income, which the company attributed to strong demand for its FTTP and 100 megabit portfolios. Article

Online Video News

> With a new partnership with CBS, Twitter plans to live stream the Democratic and Republican National Conventions. Article

Installer News

> AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon Wireless are all hopping on new a shared distributed antenna system in the Liberty Tubes and the Fort Pitt and Squirrel Hill tunnels in the Pittsburgh area in order to help prevent dropped calls for motorists. Article

European Wireless News

> Google has added the Three Group, a European mobile operator, as the latest network project for its Project Fi network. Article

Wireless News

> Despite being stiff international competitors, in the U.S., Samsung and Apple each maintain loyal customer bases – for now, at least. Article

And finally… Altice USA plans to drop Glenn Beck's The Blaze on its cable systems acquired from Cablevision at the end of July in the New York metropolitan area. Multichannel News story