News of Note—AT&T, FCC, Smart City Networks and more

news of note

> The Justice Department has been ordered by Judge Richard Leon to seek permission from five providers to give pricing data to AT&T and Time Warner. Reuters article

> Gov. Steve Bullock signed an executive order Monday that makes Montana the first state to counter the Federal Communications Commission's recent repeal of net neutrality rules, even as legal questions remain over the constitutionality of such moves. The Hill article

> The Orange County Board of County Commissioners approved a recommendation to award a new agreement to Smart City Networks as the exclusive telecommunications provider of the Orange County Convention Center. Release

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> AT&T has begun marketing a $35 home Wi-Fi extender that is said to add 1,000 square feet to coverage through its gateway via mesh technology. Telecompetitor article

> MetTel announced record business growth for 2017 and plans for aggressive expansion and investment in 2018. Release

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