Verizon reportedly talking to Hearst Corp. for Go90 content; Amazon reportedly teaming with Android handset makers

More wireless news from across the Web:

> Google has finally shut down the social media accounts for its Google Glass effort. 9to5Google article

> Verizon said that, during the second half of 2015, it received almost 140,000 demands for customer information from U.S. law enforcement. Post

> According to a new report, Amazon is working closely with some Android smartphone makers to bake its content and services directly onto those phones, a move that would represent an evolution of the company's now-shuttered Fire smartphone effort. The Information article

> Verizon is reportedly in discussions with Hearst Corp. to create content for its Go90 video service including "politics-focused comedy network and one with heartland-focused content for Millennials." WSJ article

> The U.S. Coast Guard issued a warning about GPS jamming. GPS World article

> HTC may release the HTC One Watch, running Android Wear, sometime in April. Wearable article

> Samsung began selling its Gear S2 Classic New Edition smart watch. PhoneScoop article

> Apple is reportedly planning to release an "iPhone 5se" in March that would sport a 4-inch screen and always-on Siri functionality, and would be available in 16 GB and 64GB configurations. 9to5Mac article

> Microsoft blamed a network error that affected the operation of the Surface tablets of the New England Patriots during the AFC championship game last night. Cnet article

Telecom News

> Now that AT&T has reached its goal of bringing fiber to 1 million business locations in its wireline territory, the service provider says the two next priorities for FTTB growth will be driven by its on-demand Ethernet service and GPON-based products. Article

> Charles McKee, VP of government affairs for federal and state regulatory at Sprint, said wireless backhaul costs the carrier pays to ILECs (incumbent local exchange carriers) have continued to rise. Article

Wireless Tech News

> Representatives of in-flight wireless Internet provider Gogo recently met with FCC officials to discuss what the company describes as "potentially misleading claims" made by AT&T in support of AT&T's petition for a waiver of FCC rules related to power requirements in the 800 MHz band. Article

> As Mobile Experts analyst Joe Madden explains, the IoT market now stretches from LPWA to LoRa to 802.11ah to LTE Category 1. Industry Voices

European Wireless News

> Swisscom published data that suggests the effects of plans to abolish roaming fees in the European Union (EU) may not be as severe on operators' bottom lines as initially feared. Article

> A proposal by the Myanmar government to issue a fourth telecoms license has attracted seven foreign bidders, which Reuters noted do not appear to have been put off by the prospect of having to partner with more inexperienced domestic companies. Article

Cable News

> Controlling what is far and away TV's most popular live programming, the National Football League is driving a hard bargain in renewing broadcast rights for its Thursday Night Football package next season. Article

> Thanks to a series of moves last year by pay-TV operators to integrate services like Netflix and Hulu into their user interfaces, 20 percent of U.S. MVPDs now offer SVOD services within the confines of their program bundle, SNL Kagan reports. Article

And finally… Why Apple hasn't won the TV war. Article