Suddenlink builds more 1 Gbps markets; DirecTV adds ASPiRE HD channel

More cable news from across the Web:

> Suddenlink expanded its 1 Gbps service to three new markets. CED article

> AT&T's DirecTV is now offering Magic Johnson's ASPiRE HD channel. HD Report article

> Around 90 percent of respondents to a recent survey said they would prefer to use just one app to access all of their TV programming. MediaPost article

Telecom News

> The U.S. has made big strides in the past two years in bringing high-speed broadband access to classrooms. Article

> Europe's Gigaclear plans to test 5 Gbps service, and said it will commercially launch the offering next year. Article

Wireless News

> Alaskan carrier General Communication Inc. (GCI) is partnering with ClearSky Technologies to roll out and manage residential femtocells for its customers in an effort to boost coverage. Article

> T-Mobile US is seeing strong momentum in its sales to small businesses, in large part because of its expanding LTE coverage footprint, according to a T-Mobile executive. Article

And finally… The Consumer Technology Association estimated that 155 million Americans will purchase tech items during the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday. Article

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