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The Telecom Digest for Dec 19, 2014
Volume 33 : Issue 230 : "text" Format
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CenturyLink to raise standalone, dual-play broadband bundle prices (Bill Horne)
Apple not guilty in iPod antitrust trial, jury decides (Neal McLain)

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Date: Thu, 18 Dec 2014 17:41:07 -0500 (EST) From: Bill Horne <bill@horneQRM.net> To: telecomdigestsubmissions.remove-this@and-this-too.telecom-digest.org. Subject: CenturyLink to raise standalone, dual-play broadband bundle prices Message-ID: <20141218224107.E70FAA8A@telecom.csail.mit.edu> CenturyLink to raise standalone, dual-play broadband bundle prices by Sean Buckley CenturyLink residential customers are going to find a piece of coal in their service stocking this Christmas season as the telco is tacking on new fees for its standalone broadband and dual-play voice and broadband bundles. According to an e-mail to sent to customers that was obtained by FierceTelecom, the service provider is going to raise rates on both its Consumer high speed Internet (HSI) + Voice and Consumer Pure Broadband services. http://www.fiercetelecom.com/story/centurylink-raise-standalone-dual-play-broadband-bundle-prices/2014-12-16 -or- http://goo.gl/IIKkm0 Bill Horne -- (Remove QRM from my address to write to me directly)
Date: Tue, 16 Dec 2014 20:49:10 -0800 (PST) From: Neal McLain <nmclain.remove-this@and-this-too.annsgarden.com> To: telecomdigestsubmissions.remove-this@and-this-too.telecom-digest.org. Subject: Apple not guilty in iPod antitrust trial, jury decides Message-ID: <f055512d-6144-451e-8823-e19e41d732c7@googlegroups.com> By Nick Statt, CNET, December 16, 2014 After less than four hours of deliberation, the jury in the class action antitrust case finds Apple not guilty of anticompetitive conduct almost a decade ago. OAKLAND, Calif. -- Apple was found not guilty of anticompetitive conduct Tuesday in an almost ten-year-old antitrust case alleging the company harmed consumers and quashed digital music industry incumbents when it barred competing music stores' songs from playing on its iPod music player. http://www.cnet.com/news/apple-not-guilty-in-ipod-antitrust-trial-jury-decides/?tag=nl.e404&s_cid=e404&ttag=e404&ftag=CAD1acfa04 -or- http://tinyurl.com/mba2dwc Neal McLain

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