State Rep. Jim Lilly, of Park Township, will meet with area residents during scheduled office hours this month.“Regular input from residents is essential to quality representation,” Rep. Lilly said. “I encourage residents to attend and I hope to bring your thoughts from our discussions to Lansing.”Rep. Lilly will be available Monday, Feb. 25 at the following times and locations:9 to 10 a.m. at Pine Street Café, 401 Pine St. in Ferrysburg; and11 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Park Township Office, 52 152nd in Holland.Rep. Lilly will be joined by State Sen. Roger Victory at the Pine Street Café office hour. This presents an opportunity for residents to discuss matters with both state officials and hear perspectives from both chambers.No appointments are necessary. Those who are unable to attend at the scheduled times, but would like an opportunity to talk with Rep. Lilly may call his office at (517) 373-0838 or email JimLilly@house.mi.gov.### Categories: Lilly News 21Feb Rep. Lilly invites residents to upcoming office hours
Broadpeak will exhibit at ANGA COM on Stand Q36, Hall 10.1 CDN specialist Broadpeak will use ANGA COM to demonstrate umbrellaCDN, its solution geared toward content providers for allocating content to multiple CDNs.It is designed to allow content providers to allocate the ideal CDN for their content according to various criteria such as format, end-user location, content provider, quality, or time of day. umbrellaCDN also offers the possibility to centralise content geoblocking, to manage the sending of replacement content and the modeling of quotas. Analytics provide information about the audience and content consumption.Broadpeak will also highlight its C-CAS (Conditional Access System-Compliant Adaptive Streaming) that enables pay-TV operators to support adaptive streaming protocols while simultaneously remaining compliant with conditional access systems on subscribers’ existing set-top boxes.The first application of C-CAS is available on Broadpeak’s BkS100 VOD servers, enabling operators to ensure Quality of Experience while relying on adaptive streaming controlled at the network level as opposed to within the player, according to Broadpeak.nanoCDN, the third major product to be highlighted by Broadpeak at the show, is designed to harness subscribers’ home networks and reduce infrastructure investments for network service providers. The first application of nanoCDN is to optimise live OTT video delivery, with more applications to be supported in the future. nanoCDN manages video consumption peaks that are not supported by the network infrastructure, according to Broadpeak.
Telefónica is preparing to sell its US$3.6 billion (€2.7 billion) stake in its Czech division, according to Reuters and Bloomberg reports. Goldman Sachs and Societe Generale are assisting Telefonica find a buyer for its 69% holding in Telefonica Czech Republic, said Bloomberg citing three people familiar with the matter.Reuters reported that Czech investment group PP, which recently sold its telecoms arm, was the most likely buyer, citing two unnamed sources.Telefonica, which has close to €50 billion Euros in net debt, is reportedly looking to cut this to under €47 billion by the end of the year, and recently sold its O2 Irish business.