AT&T teams with Fullscreen on mobile video project; BT looks to harness Big Data

More cable news from across the Web:

> SpringOwl Asset Management's Eric Jackson continues to push for the ouster of Viacom Executive Chairman Philippe Dauman, calling him "defiant and arrogant." Variety story

> FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn told C-SPAN that Chairman Tom Wheeler's set-top plan is "a new proposal but an old conversation." Multichannel News story

> Comcast Business has kicked off its third annual Innovations 4 Entrepreneurs competition, with winning business owners receiving up to $30,000 and mentoring with experts. Chicago Sun Times story

> A group of cable and telephone industry trade associations has urged the FCC to limit protections in forthcoming broadband privacy rules. Reuters story

Telecom News

> Infinera says it continues to see robust demand for optical products from customers focused on building out new 100G long-haul capabilities, despite operating in a market segment where growth is starting to slow. Article

> BT is planning to harness the power of big data to combat nuisance calls, such as calls from telemarketers, scammers or robocalls. Their new, free service will put some control into UK customers' hands as well as provide information directly to the country's regulator, Ofcom. Article

Wireless News

> AT&T continued its aggressive pursuit of mobile video with the launch of a year-long project with 10 digital content providers to develop a new series as well as live concert broadcasts, podcasts and other offerings. And the carrier extended its latest buy-one, get-one promotion to the iPhone. Article

> 4G Americas will now be known as 5G Americas. The industry association, which has been involved in the development of 5G for the past two years, said it was time to update its name to better signify what the group is about. Chris Pearson, president of 5G Americas, said that the group will continue to recommend standards for 5G as well as for LTE, LTE-Advanced and LTE-Advanced Pro. Article

And finally…  Congress voted 75-20 to render permanent a federal law that prevents states or localities from taxing Internet access. Ars Technica story