AT&T to pay $52M over hazardous waste; T-Mobile offers up to 86 Mbps in Kansas City

Quick news from around the Web.

> T-Mobile US said it is offering speeds of up to 86 Mbps in Sprint's headquarters of Kansas City. Release

> AT&T will have to pay $52 million in civil penalties in California over illegal dumping of hazardous waste. Article

> Kik Messenger said it raised $38 million in venture capital funding. Article

>  American, Alaska, Delta, Air Tran, United, US Airways and Virgin America are all offering 30 minutes of free Gogo Wi-Fi during the Thanksgiving holiday. Article

> Aereo filed for bankruptcy. Article

> The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection said around $18,000 in credits, refunds and bill adjustments have been made as a result of audits of hundreds of consumer complaints about U.S. Cellular. Article

Telecom News

> Windstream said it is going to lay off 350 workers by Dec. 1 in an effort to improve its cost structure and improve its overall operational structure. Nearly 120 of the affected positions will be eliminated through a voluntary buy-out initiative. Article

> Lightower Fiber Networks has strengthened its ties with the state and local government market by being named as an authorized vendor to the State of Rhode Island of Administration for Telecommunications Services. Article

Cable News

> Speaking in Los Angeles Thursday, HBO Chairman and CEO Richard Plepler staunchly resisted claims that his company's soon-to-launch, a la carte, over-the-top programming service would "cannibalize" HBO's existing premium cable business. Article

> With its carriage deal with Dish Network expiring Thursday, Nov. 20, CBS Corp. has agreed keep its channels on the satellite operator's program guide until Nov. 25. Article

European Wireless News

> Ericsson and Plus, a mobile brand operated by Polkomtel, said they have jointly conducted a test of LTE Advanced technology in Poland, achieving speeds of up to 300 Mbps in the 1800 MHz and 2600 MHz frequency bands. Article

> Alcatel-Lucent will contribute towards the development of Europe's first aviation telecoms network, which is being constructed by mobile satellite communications provider Inmarsat. Article

And finally… Amazon is offering deals on Snapchat. Article

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