Dish stops Virtual Joey sales; Technicolor names Luis Martinez Amago to N. American market

More cable news from across the Web:

> Technicolor, the company acquiring Cisco's set-top box business, said Luis Martinez Amago is the company's new president of its Connected Home division for North America. Multichannel News article

> Dish Network said it stopped selling its Virtual Joey product. Multichannel News article

> A new startup, AirPaper, is offering to cancel users' Comcast service for $5. Geek article

> Twitter named Jack Dorsey as the company's new permanent CEO. Variety article

Telecom News

> Frontier has reached union labor agreements with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) AFL-CIO in California and Florida, allowing it to move forward with its $10.5 billion acquisition of Verizon's wireline assets in California, Florida and Texas that's expected to be completed in the first quarter of 2016. Article

> Telus plans to invest $762 million over the next five years to connect the majority of the city's homes and businesses to its fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) network. Article

Wireless Tech News

> Wi-Fi calling is now a "must have" service for wireless carriers, according to a new report released by Strategy Analytics. The report predicts rapid growth in the technology in the fourth quarter of 2015. Article

> Facebook is teaming up with European satellite operator Eutelsat Communications to leverage satellite technologies for getting more Africans online. Article

European Wireless News

> Tele2 became the third operator in the past two weeks to announce a restructure of top-tier management, following similar moves by Orange and TeliaSonera. Article

> Vodafone UK said it has launched a new pilot scheme in partnership with rural pubs organization, Pub is The Hub, to provide rural community pubs with indoor mobile coverage. Article

Wireless News

> The personal information of around 15 million people who applied for T-Mobile US' services that was recently stolen is already showing up for sale on the dark Web, according to an online security firm. Article

> AT&T Mobility said it continues to work with several smaller carriers, likely including T-Mobile US and U.S. Cellular, to create roaming between different 700 MHz band classes but is still encountering some hurdles. Nevertheless, in delivering a progress report on its 700 MHz interoperability efforts to the FCC, AT&T noted that it has turned on the feature in its network that lets its network operate simultaneously in both Band 12 and Band 17 and support devices in both band classes. Article

And finally… Re/code provides a look at HSN and the power of the TV shopper. Article

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