News of Note—AT&T’s FirstNet logo, Verizon’s new Bogo and more

news of note

Here are the other stories we’re following today:

> Deutsche Telekom said it rolled out its NB-IoT network to approximately 600 towns and cities across Germany. Release

> Apple’s delayed HomePod speaker will go on sale Feb. 9. PhoneScoop article

> Verizon launched another buy-one-get-one offer on select smartphones. PhoneScoop article

> AT&T disclosed its new logo for its FirstNet service. AT&T post

> Samsung said it does not throttle the processing speeds of its older phones, a practice Apple has recently admitted to practicig. BGR article

> Montana lawmakers passed a net neutrality law after the FCC repealed its own net neutrality guidelines. TheHill article

> AT&T is selling a Wi-Fi extender product from AirTies. AT&T post

> Zayo took the time to start out the new year with a tuck-in acquisition of Vancouver-based Optic Zoo Networks. FierceTelecom article

> AT&T has upped its partnership with Tech Mahindra to resell the telco’s FlexWare network product. FierceTelecom article

> Verizon reported a loss in video subscriptions in the fourth quarter, bleeding out 29,000 more Fios TV subscribers. FierceCable article

> Netflix just uncorked a blockbuster fourth quarter, and with it, intentions to burn cash faster in 2018. But media industry analysts seem unfazed by the accelerated investments. FierceVideo article