Arris shareholders approve Pace deal; Yahoo reportedly cuts NFL game ad rates

More cable news from across the Web:

> Arris' shareholders approved the company's takeover of set-top box maker Pace. Telecompaper article

> AT&T warned its revenues for the third quarter will likely be lower than analysts expect. WSJ article

> Yahoo reportedly halved the price of ads on the NFL games it plans to stream on the Internet. Reuters article

> RFD-TV voiced support for Charter Communications' planned purchase of Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks. Release

> Universal Sports Network is shutting down Nov. 16 as NBCUniversal picks up the U.S. broadcast rights to the Olympic Games through 2032. Deadline article

Telecom News

> FairPoint has named Lisa Leary as its new VP of business sales where she will oversee the telco's efforts in the enterprise and business market segments. Article

> Ting will become the latest service provider to offer broadband speeds in the Triangle area of North Carolina with plans to bring its 1 Gbps FTTH service to Holly Springs, N.C. Article

Wireless Tech News

> According to two analysts, Voice over Wi-Fi is all about the economics. Industry Voices

> Ericsson is working with América Móvil to bring the first 5G test system to Brazil in 2016. The two companies also plan to deploy a test system for Internet of Things (IoT) to focus on low battery consumption applications, such as low power sensors for remote areas. Article

Wireless News

> Crown Castle beat analysts' expectations for its third-quarter earnings and also indicated that it expects more site leasing revenue next year as network spending and small cell deployments in the U.S. ramp up. Article

> Sprint said its Apple iPhone customers will be able to get access to enhanced Wi-Fi calling features that will let them make and receive calls from multiple Apple devices with a single number. Article

And finally… The FCC reduced the cost of calling for prisoners. Article

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