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Mintek brings you the latest in EAM/CMMS systems and news in the major cable industries each week from around the globe. Learn how these new developments in EAM/CMMS and cable can affect your business or home.

EAM/CMMS news in the U.S.

This week’s news focuses on how an EAM/CMMS can help vehicle maintenance issues and security breaches.

  1. Google ‘Could Face Record $3.4 Billion’ Antitrust Fine by Reuters, Google faces a record antitrust fine of around 3 billion euros ($3.4 billion) from the European Commission in the coming weeks, British newspaper The Sunday Telegraph said.
  2. Texas Bus Crash: OGA Charters Has History of Maintenance Issues by The Associated Press, The Texas bus company involved in a rollover crashed had twice been ordered by Louisiana state inspectors in 2015 to take one if its buses off the road to fix brake and emergency-exit problems.

Cable News around the Globe

This week’s cable updates focus on WiFi services and the New Charter.

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  1. Coming Soon: The New Cable Trinity by Mari Silbey, A year ago at the annual Internet & Television Expo Comcast CEO Brian Roberts was making jokes about the end of his company’s bid to acquire Time Warner Cable, and Cablevision CEO Jimmy Dolan was proposing corporate matrimony on stage.
  2. Hulu: We’ll Have Our Cake, Eat It Too by Mari Silbey, It’s good to be a programmer, good to be a distributor and doubly good to be both and in which case Hulu is.
  3. Meet the New Charter by Mari Silbey, Nearly a full year after Charter Communications Inc. signed separate but related deals to acquire TWC and Bright House Networks, the company has cleared its final hurdle on the way to closing both transactions.
  4. Ericsson WoWs Comcast With Wi-Fi on Wheels by Mari Silbey, Ericsson AB announced at the Internet & Television Expo today that it’s launching Wi-Fi on Wheels, a mobile broadband solution that delivers WiFi out of a van and can support an estimated 2,500 people.

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