News of Note—US Mobile’s new pricing, Samsung’s massive Q3, an internet bill of rights and more

news of note

Here are the stories we’re chasing today:

> MVNO US Mobile has refreshed its pricing options. Page

> Sen. John Thune said the FCC’s efforts to deploy broadband to rural areas has been an "unacceptable failure." Multichannel News article

> Samsung is expecting record operating profits in the third quarter due in part to its sales of phones and chips. MWL article

> According to a new article, massive MIMO base stations will actually consume less energy than 4G base stations. IEEE article

> The Democratic party is working on an internet bill of rights. NYT article

> SoftBank and Toyota announced a new joint vendor called Monet that will invest in driverless-car technology to offer new services. CNN article