Having some trouble with thelistserv. It was fixed last night. (So you might have received a bunch of emails. I apologize.)
Here is what you missed.
FCC is working through Connect America Fund (CAF) and Special Access reform. (HERE)
Broadsoft intends to raise $175M; of which, $60M to re-purchase debt and $25M to buy back shares. “The remainder of $90M will be kept for general corporate purposes, with the only explicitly mentioned one being the acquisition of or investment in complementary businesses, products, or technologies.” [ramblings]
More than half of small rural video providers saw an increase in programming costs of 100% or greater in their latest contract negotiations -- http://www.telecompetitor.com/video-content-costs-survey-54-of-rural-providers-saw-jump-of-100-or-more-in-latest-contract/
The reason that AT&T wanted to buy DirecTV? (HERE)
“Average stuff for average people is getting ever more difficult to sell.” – Seth Godin
You are selling Change? Are you?
An article on MSP Valuations. It is all about EBITA.
Where Is The Value In The Tech Stack? by Fred Wilson