TDS moves on IPTV, FTTH rollout; Cable One invests $9M

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> TDS Telecom is moving ahead with its targeted fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) and IPTV services build with plans to roll out services in an additional seven wireline markets by the end of this year. Article

> Cable One is investing $9 million into new services along the coast. Sun Herald article

> Gainspeed is working to sell IP technology to cable operators. CED article

> The FCC is meeting about set-top box technology tomorrow. Multichannel News article

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> Facebook's aerospace team in the UK has completed construction of its first full-scale aircraft, called the Aquila, as part of its effort. Aquila is a solar-powered unmanned plane designed to beam down Internet connectivity from the sky. Article

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> EE pledged to end bill shock for subscribers travelling in mainland Europe with the launch of new roaming tariffs it said enables users to enjoy unlimited calls and texts, and a large data allowance for £4 (€5.68/$6.24) per day. Article

> Turkcell signed a strategic cooperation agreement with China-based Huawei on research into 5G technology, just weeks after the Turkish operator signed a similar agreement with Ericsson. Article

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> T-Mobile US' rising smartphone upgrades and the capital required to support equipment installment plans is a key worry on the horizon, according to a report from analysts at Macquarie Capital. Article

And finally… A man who allegedly stole a Comcast truck has been arrested. Article

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