Sprint's customer care center in Tennessee to close; Google cuts $50 from Nexus 5X and 6P

More wireless news from across the Web:

> The closure of Sprint's customer care facility in Tennessee will affect more than 400 jobs. AP article

> Mobile messaging company Line released a universal app for iPhones and iPads. VentureBeat article

> Google cut $50 from the cost of its Nexus 5X and 6P. Verge article

> Software maker VMware will cut 600 jobs. Reuters article

> According to a new report, Apple is preparing to support subscriptions through its Apple News app. Engadget article

> Samsung is reportedly preparing its own handset upgrade program, following the lead of Apple. Engadget article

> Apple's Safari web browser appears to have encountered a glitch. Engadget article

Telecom News

> Juniper Networks has acquired BTI Systems, a provider of metro optical networking and software, bolstering its cloud and SDN capabilities. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Article

Online Video News

> VideoBlocks' CMO TJ Leonard is moving into the CEO role as the company's subscriber base passes 130,000. Article

> CinemaNow, the transactional video on demand (TVOD) service once owned by Best Buy, has found new life: it's being acquired by FilmOn for an undisclosed amount. Article

Installer News

> Is Time Warner Cable trying to save CPE and truck roll costs by converting its full, traditionally robust video programming packages into an IP-only service, or is it going after the broadband-only crowd with streaming skinny bundles? Article

> AT&T outfitted a Colorado ski resort with an outdoor distributed antenna system (DAS) using 26 antennas and four miles of fiber-optic cable slung through chairlift cables to provide skiers with better coverage and improved capacity. Article

European Wireless News

> SFR named Michel Paulin as its new CEO, replacing Eric Denoyer who is leaving the France-based operator as part of a general overhaul of its management structure. Article

> Russian operators MegaFon and VimpelCom have formed a joint project to share the construction and development of LTE infrastructure across 10 regions of Russia. Article

Cable News

> In a move signaling major consolidation in the broadcast TV world, Nexstar Broadcasting has won a battle against Meredith Corp. to take over Media General.  Article

> STMicroelectronics, a maker of system on a chip products for pay-TV set-tops and gateways, said it plans to exit that business and focus on Internet of Things and smart driving. Article

And finally… Joe Belfiore appears to be using an iPhone during his hiatus from Microsoft. Article

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