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  1. The Internet gap in Arkansas educationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Arkansas Times

    In December, the state legislature received detailed recommendations from two separate independent consultants on the contentious issue of how best to provide fast Internet at affordable prices to Arkansas's public schools, many of which lack sufficient bandwidth. Over the past year, that question has fueled a fight between some of the most powerful players in Arkansas's business community.

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  2. LakelandsRead the original story

    Nov 21, 2014 | GwdToday.com

    GREENWOOD, S.C. CenturyLink, Inc. has implemented a new four-region structure within the U.S., and has named Kevin McCarter president of its east region, which includes Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Vermont and West Virginia. The Laurens County Sheriff's Office is investigating an incident in which authorities discovered dead and malnourished horses at a property in Waterloo.

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  3. My all-time favorite Christmas gift: Still undefeated on home ice; wanna play?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Seattle Times

    ... the Seattle Totems. Before professional basketball or football in Seattle, before the Kingdome and CenturyLink and Qwest fields, there was the Seattle Center Coliseum and the Totems. Whenever we could, a group of us kids from Capitol Hill would get ...

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  4. Net neutrality, Google Fiber highlight transition, change in 2014: Year in ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | America's Network

    ... launched service in just the Austin market, while CenturyLink ( NYSE: CTL ) took its service to Omaha, Neb., a former Qwest market where it previously built a substantial fiber network. Feeling satisfied with the results they got in each market, ...

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  5. OPNFV Gaining Traction, But Doesn't Address Orchestration IssuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Light Reading

    The Linux Foundation Open Platform for Network Functions Virtualization collaboration project is only a couple of months old -- it was launched at the end of September 2014 -- but there has already been some significant efforts put behind it by founding network equipment provider members. Ericsson, for instance, introduced at the end of October 2014 a "certification program" for OPNFV -- a sign that the vendor hopes the standards that OPNFV aims to develop will have some staying power.

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  6. Big Vendors Are Set to Steal the NFV Mano Show, Heavy Reading FindsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Light Reading

    Network functions virtualization management and orchestration is still early in development and will come to market slowly, but big vendors are ahead of the game in this market, according to the latest report from Heavy Reading Service Provider IT Insider , a subscription research service from Heavy Reading . Orchestration for NFV: The Big Players' View examines the new vocabulary of orchestration in the context of NFV, and the battle for mind-share among industry bodies and the largest players in the network equipment provider, OSS and IT space.

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  7. Spectrum allocations: Oil and waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Total Telecom

    Spectrum sales generated eye-watering sums of money in some markets, while others struggled to drum up interest in their auctions. Telecoms operators have spent staggering sums on spectrum in the past 12 months, but prices have varied wildly between geographies and frequency bands.

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  8. AIS Thailand Deploys AsiaInfo's BSSRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Light Reading

    Advanced Info Services Plc. , the leading mobile operator in Thailand, has launched a unique service to its prepaid customers which enables them to take control of their mobile accounts.

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  9. Quotes from Seattle coach Pete CarrollRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Seattle Times

    "Coming off the Arizona game, a night where we had a great night playing football, kicks us into the holiday week here. All of us want to wish everyone a Happy Holidays and a Merry Christmas.

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  10. Integration Towards the Network Function Virtualization (NFV) EraRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Light Reading

    NFV offers communication service providers a way to drastically simplify their network by decoupling software and hardware. This makes an organization more agile and it also reduces operational expenses.

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  11. DHS leverages artificial intelligence to repel cyber threatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | TBD.com

    In 2013, the Department of Homeland Security picked five companies to repel cyber threats in real time. This month, one of those companies -- CenturyLink -- went live.

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  12. NGMN Releases Early 5G VisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Light Reading

    The Next Generation Mobile Networks Alliance today published and distributed the Executive Version of the NGMN 5G White Paper. The document provides an initial view on the consolidated operator vision and end-to-end requirements for 5G.

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  13. CenturyLink donates $5,000 to Ozarka CollegeRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 23 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    The contribution by CenturyLink will pay to furnish an office in the Student Services Center on the campus in Melbourne. The capital campaign is designed to raise the quality of educational and student support services at Ozarka College and help ensure student success.

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  14. CenturyLink poses new threat to Google with Portland, Ore., video franchiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | America's Network

    CenturyLink is officially establishing itself as the new video provider in Portland, Ore., as the telco reached a deal for a new franchise agreement with city officials with plans to deliver service sometime in 2015, reports The Oregonian . Although the formal approval won't be finalized until sometime in the spring, CenturyLink already had gained a franchise in the city after it acquired Qwest Communications.

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  15. CenturyLink wants a Minneapolis cable TV franchiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Business Journal

    CenturyLink , the biggest phone-service company in the Twin Cities, wants to take on the biggest cable TV provider in the market. The Star Tribune reports on plans by the Monroe, La.-based company to seek a cable franchise deal in Minneapolis, which would bring CenturyLink's Prism TV cable service here to compete with cable offerings from Comcast .

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  16. EE Talks Biz Transformation on Road to 5GRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Light Reading

    EE's Director of Network Strategy David Salam discusses how data growth on its wireless network is driving business transformation and the move to 5G for the UK-based carrier. It's clear to me that the communications industry is divided into two types of people, and only one is living in the real world.

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  17. A Drone for the Holidays? The FAA Wants a Word...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Light Reading

    The FAA has put out a holiday video Monday guiding users on the best ways to use -- and not abuse -- their new flying toys. The FAA video is full of helpful hints, like don't fly your drone over 400 feet, near airports or stadiums, and don't try and make a buck off your drone, unless specifically authorized by the agency.

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  18. CenturyLink looks to enter Minneapolis cable marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | Star Tribune

    Minneapolis residents could soon have another option for cable TV service, as CenturyLink looks to dislodge Comcast's monopoly on the market. CenturyLink plans to seek a new franchise agreement that would allow it to provide its Prism TV cable service alongside Comcast's offerings.

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  19. Google Has Self-Driving Prototype ReadyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | Light Reading

    The vehicle we unveiled in May was an early mockup -- it didn't even have real headlights! Since then, we've been working on different prototypes-of-prototypes, each designed to test different systems of a self-driving car -- for example, the typical "car" parts like steering and braking, as well as the "self-driving" parts like the computer and sensors. We've now put all those systems together in this fully functional vehicle -- our first complete prototype for fully autonomous driving.

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  20. Google Delays Fiber Roll Out NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | NewsFactor

    Cities on Google's proposed short list for high-speed Internet service will have to wait a bit longer, as the search giant has put off its announcement until early 2015. This past February, Google said it was exploring the possibility of bringing its Fiber project to 34 additional cities in nine metropolitan regions across the U.S. and several deployments are currently underway.

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