Canada's Shaw extends its X1 mobile capabilities; CenturyLink loses legal round over Portland, Ore., landline tax

More cable news from across the Web:

> Canada's Shaw Communications, which is licensing X1 technology from Comcast, is using the multiscreen portion of the platform to launch the new mobile service FreeRange TV. Multichannel News story

> CenturyLink just suffered a legal setback in its three-year battle to get a tax on its landline service in Portland, Ore., overturned. Oregonian story

> Sony Music Entertainment has entered into a multi-year deal to supply video content to Verizon's Go90 mobile video platform. Multichannel News story

> Rovi Corp. has integrated tech from its Fan TV acquisition into its Personalized Discovery Solution. Light Reading story

> Nexstar Broadcasting and Media General are set to consummate a merger, but rival broadcaster Meredith is still trying to revive a deal to acquire Media General itself. Variety story

Telecom News

> Frontier has adopted a new logo and updated its name as Frontier Communications in an effort to drive brand clarity. Article

Wireless Tech News

> Ericsson is rolling out a new Narrowband IoT (NB-IoT) software solution that it says can run over existing LTE networks and introduces power-saving functionality for NB-IoT and LTE-Machine type communication (LTE-M) that can offer more than 10 years of device battery life. Article

Wireless News

> T-Mobile took advantage of the CES spotlight to announce that it has been awarded naming rights to a major sporting and entertainment venue scheduled to open in Las Vegas in April. Article

And finally… Major League Baseball has entered a three-year deal with China's Le Sports to stream up to 125 games per season in the mainland, Hong Kong and Macau. Deadline Hollywood story

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