Telia Carrier to supply backhaul, interconnect for Ericsson's device platform; Inventergy, Sonus resolve IMS patent dispute

Wireline news from across the web:

> Telia Carrier said it has signed an agreement to supply backhaul and interconnection services to Ericsson's Device Connection Platform via a dedicated Internet of Things (IoT) backbone. Release

> The head of the Mayo Clinic touted the potential of telemedicine and cited the lack of federal action to remove regulatory barriers for preventing the industry from reaching its potential. Beckers Health IT & CIO Review article

> Inventergy Global has entered into a settlement agreement with Sonus Networks to resolve a patent infringement suit involving six U.S. patents from Inventergy's IMS and VoIP technology portfolio. Street Insider article

> Google, Facebook, Yahoo and industry and civil rights groups oppose the FBI on collecting internet records. Computerworld article

Cable News
> AT&T and its video programming partner, The Chernin Group, are readying the launch of a new subscription-based mobile video service themed around anime, video games and niche action sports, Variety reports. Article

> After making Evolution Digital's TiVo-powered hybrid eBox set-top the centerpiece of its new "Swivel" video platform, WOW! has also signed on to the vendor's IP-based VOD platform, eVue-TV. Article

Installer News
> Comcast is being sued in Scranton, Pennsylvania by a pair of local installation contractors. Article

Wireless News
> Verizon's Fran Shammo said he is not concerned about cable operators like Comcast and Charter Communications launching wireless services through MVNO agreements with Verizon. Article

> T-Mobile is testing carrier aggregation technology across three different spectrum bands, a move that could significantly improve the speed and performance of the operator's LTE network. Article

And finally … The FCC wants to regulate business broadband rates, and claims each building in the U.S. is a "market." Free State Foundation op-ed