News of Note—Sprint’s reprimand, FCC’s $1B for Puerto Rico, BlackBerry’s Facebook lawsuit and more

news of note
The head of Amazon Prime has left the company. (Pixabay)

Here are the stories we’re tracking today:

> Netflix's 117 million subscriber base streamed to 450 million individual devices in the last month. CNET article

> The National Advertising Division told Sprint to stop criticizing Verizon’s unlimited service. MediaPost article

> The head of Amazon Prime has left the company. TechCrunch article

> ATIS and the Open Connectivity Foundation (OCF) said they will partner on “interworking” between OCF and internet of things standards. Release

> The chairman of the FCC proposed spending almost $1 billion to restore and expand communications networks in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Reuters article

> BlackBerry sued Facebook for patent infringement over its messaging services. Engadget article

> FirstNet said that more than 350 agencies across more than 40 states and territories are already signed up for the service. Release