Tencent nears deal to buy 'Clash of Clans' maker Supercell; Study finds low internet usage linked to slow broadband

More wireless news from across the web:

> Tencent Holdings Ltd. is nearing completion of a deal to acquire a majority stake in Supercell, the developer of the popular mobile game "Clash of Clans." The move could launch the Chinese internet company to the top of the mobile games industry. Wall Street Journal article

> Study finds low internet usage linked to slow broadband. BBC Article

Telecom News

> Kovacs: D.C. Circuit's net neutrality ruling poses danger to edge providers. Article

> Google Fiber is slowly making progress toward setting up service in Portland, Oregon, with the latest development being city approval for the company's first "fiber hut." Article

 Wireless Tech News

> Straight Path, which owns spectrum licenses in the 28 GHz and 39 GHz bands, is calling out bogus claims about the 37/39 GHz band. Article

> Ericsson has announced the launch of its 5G Plug-Ins, which is says will address drone and smart car use cases. Article

Cable News

> Dutch telecom conglomerate Altice has cleared the final regulatory hurdle for its $17.7 billion purchase of Cablevision. Article

And finally… The "T-Mobile Tuesdays" promotion is trading its free pizza offering for free Lyft rides. Apparently the demand for free pizza was bigger than T-Mobile anticipated. Tmo News article


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