Kaman joins Rentrak; Cox usage meters are not accurate

Industry news from around the web.

> Rentrak named Laurie Kaman Senior Vice President of Branded Entertainment. Press release

> Cox Communications reportedly has usage meters that are not entirely accurate. Article 

Telecom News

> Akamai is adding more power to its growing cloud and network security services portfolio by acquiring Prolexic for about $370 million in cash. Article

> West Virginia might have to return $2.5 million in broadband stimulus funds if competitive provider Citynet can't convince the NTIA to approve its middle mile fiber project. Article

> CenturyLink will soon be able to give its public sector customers greater power to resolve network issues by signing an agreement to sell Uplogix's remote network management solution. Article

Wireless News

> BlackBerry's interim CEO Jon Chen issued an open letter to BlackBerry's enterprise customers in which he declared that the company is here to stay.  Article

> The CTIA announced the launch of a global, multi-carrier, common database for LTE smartphones ahead of schedule. Article

> Demand for Apple's lower-priced iPhone 5c is coming strongly from lower-income consumers, according to a new report from Kantar Worldpanel ComTech. Article

And finally … Beyonce and the Royal Baby were the most searched people of 2013 according to Bing. Article