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Technology Companies Plan for Super Bowl 50

Sunday’s game between the Carolina Panthers and the Denver Broncos is sure to be an epic matchup, and preparations are well under way to make sure each gigabit, snapchat, selfie and all-around posts go down without a fumble.

Verizon has been planning for Super Bowl 50 at Levi’s Stadium for two years. Verizon engineers will count gigabits during the big game in “a pair of bungalows” south of the Bay Area, FierceWireless reports.



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Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A. Reduces Position American Tower

Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A. reduced its stake in shares of American Tower Corp. (NYSE: AMT) by 2.6% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. EMQ News & Analysis reports the fund owned 31,085 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after selling 815 shares during the period. Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A.’s holdings in American Tower were worth $3,014,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. 


Verizon Revises Plan for Antenna on Cape Elizabeth Water Tower

The carrier on January 29, submitted a revised plan to attach an antenna to the top of a water tower. The first plan was opposed by some neighbors and town officials, which ultimately led to a lawsuit won by Verizon in federal court, reports Falmouth, MA’s local newspaper, The Forecaster. The paper reports the dispute began after Code Enforcement Officer Ben McDougal in early 2014, cited aesthetic reasons for denying Verizon’s application to put an antenna on the 70-year-old tower.


Hill Committee Pushes For National Broadband Expansion

The Competitive Carriers Association, formed by Reps. Kevin Cramer (R-ND), Bob Latta (R-OH), Mark Pocan (D-WI), and Peter Welch (D-VT), on Wednesday was praising the creation of the Congressional Rural Broadband Caucus.  

“Access to broadband is essential,” said Latta, vice chairman of the House Communications Subcommittee in a statement, reported by MultichannelNews.com. “It is a primary driver of economic development and empowers and connects communities – especially rural communities like I represent in northwest and west central Ohio.


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