Cisco asks FCC to stop calling the Internet a highway; Singapore not hip to online video yet

More online video news from across the Web:

> "The Internet is not a highway," Cisco VP Americas Jeff Campbell told the FCC in a presentation last week, in which the manufacturer asked the commission to treat the Internet as an electronic communications network. Story

> RerunCentury is curating content from the Internet Archive in a way that allows users to "see what the TV schedule of a typical Sunday afternoon in 1948, 1979" or any other year is. Story

> Karl Bode called Comcast's last-minute, voluminous response to the FCC "337 pages of make believe" supporting its merger with Time Warner Cable. Story

> Millennial Media paid $107 million to acquire mobile ad firm Nexage. Story

> Google reiterated its Open Internet stance in a meeting with the FCC on Sept. 15, pointing out, as it did last May, that it supports and encourages settlement-free peering with other companies like Netflix. Filing (PDF)

> Telemundo has named former Wal-Mart executive Paul Gomez as senior director, government affairs. He will "work closely" with Comcast and NBCUniversal in Washington, D.C., as part of their lobbying efforts. Release

> Viewers in the Middle East spend more time watching online video--72 minutes on average--than those in the UK, Germany or Japan, an AP survey finds. Story

> Apple's new CDN aptly handled a traffic leap from 200 Gbps to 3 Tbps as downloads of its latest iOS 8 software peaked last week, Streaming Media's Dan Rayburn reported. Post

> Online video isn't catching on in Singapore as quickly as other Asia-Pacific countries, a new Nielsen study says. Story

> Netflix announced a new kids' series, Popples, based on the '80s cartoon and toy line, slated to premiere in late 2015. Release

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> Verizon has added Amazon Web Services to its third-party cloud partner list. Story

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> Dish Network is launching a $10 per month, fixed wireless TD-LTE service in Corpus Christi, Texas, using Sprint's 2.5 GHz spectrum. Story

And finally… Stop working already: An Amsterdam ad studio posted this online video showing how it literally rolls up its office at the end of the day, forcing workers to get away from their desks and do something else. Watch

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