National Cybersecurity Awareness Month kicked off this month, with the theme “Our Shared Responsibility.” ISPs are stepping up to urge subs to participate in safe Internet practices, as well as rolling out security features. Learn about how Comcast, AT&T and industry partners are stepping up to promote awareness. Meanwhile, President Obama is expected to issue an order on cybersecurity within the next month.
 
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In a report on set-top and telecom equipment maker Huawei and fellow vendor ZTE, the House Intelligence committee recommends the US “view with suspicion” the continued penetration of the US telecom market by Chinese telecom companies. Here’s a list of US cable operators identified as customers of Huawei in the report.
Starz made its TVE play with Cox. The net launched its Starz Play and Encore Play authenticated online services, Mon for Cox subs. Read on for details.
 
Lifetime’s remake of “Steel Magnolias” averaged 6.5mln total viewers, making it the net’s 3rd-most watched telecast ever. TBS did pretty well with its Wild Card games, too.
 

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