Facebook joins Incompas; Lightpath speeds up New Jersey school network

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> Facebook joined the Incompas group. Release

> Apple's cloud-building efforts have reportedly been slowed by infighting. The Information article

> Dish Network and Viacom announced a new multi-year carriage agreement, with the satellite operator securing live and VOD licensing rights to the conglomerate's programming for its IP-based Sling TV platform. Article

> Lightpath said the Ramsey school district in New Jersey was recently able to double its internet bandwidth by reconfiguring its network. Release

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> Verizon quietly lowered the price of "Hum" earlier this year in a move that may signal the carrier is having trouble finding traction for its after-market connected vehicle offering. Article

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> Sprint is getting ready to roll with its intelligent Wi-Fi network that will launch in conjunction with Kansas City, Mo.'s new street car. Articles

> MVNO Republic Wireless has developed bonded calling technology that it says improves Wi-Fi call quality. Article

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> Comcast announced the launch of a new initiative meant to enable consumer electronics devices to access the MSO's video services without the need of a set-top box. Article

> The Comcast-backed startup NextVR used the NAB to show it can take pay-TV viewers to the game. Editor's Corner

And finally… Verizon is having a "midlife crisis." Release

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