Politicians call for transparent pricing from telcos; Iliad to become 4th mobile carrier in Italy

More wireless news from across the web:

> Telecom companies should do a better job maintaining cost transparency, Congressman Mike Doyle (D-Pa.) and FCC Commissioner Mignon L. Clyburn argued in a recent blog entry. The Hill blog

> After overcoming a regulatory hurdle, France's Iliad SA is set to create the fourth mobile network operating in Italy with nationwide coverage. Wall Street Journal article

Telecom News

> Now that it has completed upgrades on its last mile network across 15 states, Windstream is providing its VDSL2-based 100 Mbps service to customers in over 1,000 markets. Article

Online Video News

> Netflix's apparent truce with Comcast, by which the cable operator will stream the SVOD service on its new X1 set-top boxes, could be a model for Netflix's future, according to a new research note by Jefferies. Article

Installer News

> Comcast developed a proprietary system that measured the performance of installation subcontractors so they could penalize under-performing firms with additional fees. In response, some contractors are hitting back with lawsuits. Article

European Wireless News

> Vodafone Ireland increased the uplink speeds on its commercial LTE network by 200 percent after deploying an Ericsson carrier aggregation software upgrade. Article

Cable News

> Dish Network has hired former JPMorgan Chase banking executive Jay Roth as its new chief marketing officer. Article

And finally… A new IHS report looks at the future of flexible displays for mobile and wearables. Wireless Week article


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