News of Note—AT&T eyeing fixed 5G, Gogo dumps CEO, Prudential uses FreedomPop’s platform and more

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Gogo unexpectedly appointed Oakleigh Thorne as its new CEO. (stevepb/Pixabay)

Here are the other stories we’re chasing today:

> Gogo unexpectedly appointed Oakleigh Thorne as its new CEO, “effective immediately.” Release

> A Moviepass executive admitted the company can “watch where you go” after you watch a movie. BGR article

> AT&T and Aira said they are developing and testing a solution “designed to help people who are blind or have low vision better manage their prescription medication.” Release

> ExteNet Systems said it deployed a CBRS Part 96-ready fixed wireless LTE-based network for Peak Internet in Woodland Park, Colorado. Release

> Financial services company Prudential plans to FreedomPop’s customer conversion platform. Techcrunch article

> A top AT&T executive said the company is also looking at fixed wireless opportunities for 5G technology in addition to mobile services. Mobile World Live article

> AT&T is moving forward with its fiber build with a goal to equip over 20 million residential and business locations with new wires by next year. FierceTelecom article

> Here are the trends emerging in the media space. FierceVideo article

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