Digital Daily Dozen 3/10/17

FCC Seeks Comment on WWOR Crossownership Waiver Extension

Fox signals temporary one should be enough given majority’s opposition to prohibition  –B&C


Global, U.S. Average Broadband Speeds Accelerate

Average broadband connection speeds continue to rise in the U.S. and abroad, content delivery network giant Akamai found in its latest State of the Internet Report.  –B&C


Internet Privacy Rules Repeal Surfaces in House

Republicans in both chambers of Congress are moving ahead with a permanent privacy rules repeal for internet providers passed by the Federal Communications Commission.  –Inside Sources


5G plans just hit the accelerator

The 3GPP has approved plans that could bring large-scale trials and deployments in 2019  –Network World


AT&T Expands ‘Ticket Twosdays’ Promo

As part of its drive to be all things entertainment for its customers, AT&T is expanding its “Ticket Twosdays” (which give away free movie tickets to customers every Tuesday) to its DirecTV, AT&T U-Verse TV and home Internet customers.  –Media Post


Cable Lobby Wants FCC To Revise Definition Of ‘Broadband’

Two years ago, the Federal Communications Commission defined broadband as speeds of at least 25 Mbps downstream — a significant bump from the prior definition of 4 Mbps.  –Media Post


Yahoo Co-Founder Worried About AI’s Impact On Society

Yahoo co-founder David Filo is excited about the future of artificial intelligence — but worried about the impact of the technology on society.  –Media Post


Sling brings Cloud DVR service to Amazon TVs and tablets first

Members of Sling’s Amazon First Look group can use Sling Cloud DVR before everyone else.  –CNet


Layer3 enables TV Everywhere apps for service still hardly available anywhere

Startup cable service Layer3 TV has announced the addition of TV Everywhere access to its premium pay-TV service offering.   In all, the Denver-based operator is allowing customers to use more than 70 multiscreen apps, accessing top channels including ABC, NBC, FOX, ESPN, FX, Discovery, AMC, History, HBO and USA Network, just to name a few.  –Fierce Cable


Boingo in discussions with ‘multiple carriers’ for small cells

Wi-Fi provider Boingo Wireless is seeing “incredible” carrier interest in small cells, and it’s planning further deployments in multiple venues with multiple carriers, particularly at military bases and at entertainment venues, this year.  –Fierce Wireless


comScore Uses Home Panel To Measure Connected Devices

Media researcher comScore is starting a new syndicated service using its home panel to measure consumer behavior across home network-connected devices.  –Media Post


IBM fits a bit on an atom, eyeing ever-smaller devices

An IBM research team says the breakthrough could lead to storage that’s much denser than what’s available now  –Computer World



The Digital Daily Dozen is distributed weekdays (usually) by Dom Caristi or Heather Vaughn as a service of the BSU Digital Policy Institute. The articles are culled from various e-newsletters. The content is not original – only their compilation in this mailing is. ________________________________________________________________