News of Note—T-Mobile’s $325M for Layer3, AT&T’s FiberTower spectrum and more

news of note
The FCC approved AT&T’s purchase of FiberTower’s millimeter-wave spectrum licenses in the 39 GHz band. (Pixabay)

Here are the other stories we’re following today:

> T-Mobile paid $325 million for Layer3 TV. The company has said it plans to use the company’s technology to form the basis of a T-Mobile TV service coming sometime this year. CED article

> SES joined Intelsat in a proposal that would allow U.S. mobile operators to use C-band spectrum. Mobile World Live article

> U.S. Bank Stadium recorded 16.31 terabytes of data on its Wi-Fi network during the Super Bowl. Mobile Sports Report article

> The FCC approved AT&T’s purchase of FiberTower’s millimeter-wave spectrum licenses in the 39 GHz band. Inside Towers article

> BT’s EE said it plans to offer fixed wireless services running at 100 Mbps to 580,000 homes in England. Global Telecoms Business article

> Cincinnati is going its own way to build a fiber network that will not only enable it to run smart city and internal applications, but also another way to monetize the network by selling potential wholesale access to other providers and businesses. FierceTelecom Editor’s Corner

> Hulu’s losses spiked 73% to $920 million as the joint venture spent aggressively on original content and launched a virtual MVPD service. FierceCable article

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