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T-Mobile said it recently inked an agreement to purchase Charter Communication’s 700 MHz A Block spectrum for Eastern Montana. T-Mobile said the spectrum covers 600,000 POPs and 120,000 square miles of geography in the area.
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler received more complaint mail this week regarding his newly revised pay-TV set-top regulation plans, with 64 House Democrats writing to express concerns over the proposals “standard license” language.
Verizon will begin commercially testing 5G services next year, CFO Fran Shammo reiterated yesterday. And the nation’s largest carrier hopes to use 5G fixed wireless offerings to compete with traditional fixed-line service providers.
News of Note
AT&T has sued the city of Nashville, Tennessee, over its passage of the Google-backed “One Touch Make Ready” pole-attachment rules. Complaint (PDF)
Sling TV is offeringan 18-hour free preview of its Sling Orange service to all new Sling TV customers, ahead of both the first presidential debate and the Atlanta-New Orleans pro football game airing Sept. 26. Press release
The FCC’s Enforcement Bureau has reached a $450,000 settlement with AT&T to resolve an investigation into whether AT&T operated fixed wireless stations without authorization or without filing required license modification notices. Press release
During this webinar, Akamai will review the business rationale and benefits of using cloud technology for on-line media workflow processes and how well the technology has performed against the promise.