Verizon's spectrum quest could drive more asset sales; TeliaSonera renews field ops contract with Ericsson

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> Verizon's desire to take an active role in the upcoming wireless spectrum auction could drive the need for more asset sales. Article

> TeliaSonera has renewed and expanded its field operations contract with Ericsson that it initially signed in 2010. Article

Cable News
> Comcast plans to punctuate its ongoing TV Everywhere promotion campaign with a blowout Super Bowl Sunday, during which it will stream 11 hours of programming to anyone with a compatible IP device, no pay-TV subscription required. Article

> Already a leader in the push towards 4K/Ultra HD video, Netflix confirmed Tuesday during its fourth-quarter earnings call that it will soon release high dynamic range video. Article

Wireless News
> Samsung Electronics will eschew a Qualcomm chipset and use its own silicon for the next version of its flagship Galaxy S smartphone because the Qualcomm processor overheated during testing, according to a Bloomberg report. Article

> Verizon Wireless and T-Mobile US' MetroPCS prepaid brand launched dueling new offers aimed at enticing prepaid customers to sign up and use more data. Article

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