Anatel approves AT&T's purchase of DirecTV unit Sky Brasil; Huawei to commit $1.9B to France over next three years

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> Brazil's telecoms regulator Anatel has approved AT&T's planned purchase of Sky Brasil, the Brazilian subsidiary of pay-TV group DirecTV. Article

> Huawei founder and CEO Ren Zhengfei said the company will invest $1.9B in France over the next three years. Article (sub. req.)

Cable News
> Comcast and Time Warner Cable, ranked near the bottom in a survey conducted by J.D. Power, which polled consumers on their general satisfaction with video, Internet and phone services. Article

> Verizon has added 10 channels to its FiOS TV mobile app, giving subscribers the ability to stream networks including Fox Sports 1, HBO Latino and Showtime Family Zone on mobile devices. Article

Wireless News
> The FCC is going to start exploring whether and how wireless services can be used in extremely high-band spectrum frequencies above 24 GHz, potentially presaging work carriers will engage in to develop "5G" networks. Article

> Neustar's lobbying effort to stop a key federal number-portability contract from slipping away to Ericsson's Telcordia unit took another turn via a report sent to the FCC from Michael Chertoff, a former secretary of homeland security. Article

And finally… A survey revealed that consumers will carelessly use public Wi-Fi access without regard for their personal privacy, even agreeing to give up their first born child to surf the web or check e-mail. Article

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