Dish updates Sling TV UI on Roku; AT&T closes acquisition of QuickPlay Media

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> Dish Network has updated Sling TV's user interface on Roku. TV Predictions article

> AT&T has closed its acquisition of OTT and multiscreen vendor QuickPlay Media. Seeking Alpha report

> Hitachi announced it will integrate the Roku OS into its new smart TVs. Release

Telecom News

> With its Cloud Connect solution, Windstream has given customers another method to get cloud access. The development reflected the growing demand from medium-sized businesses to utilize cloud in their IT strategies. Article

Online Video News

> Average global internet speeds have more than doubled since the last Olympics, according to new research from Akamai. Article

Installer News

> Google Fiber set an ambitious goal to wire up key U.S. cities with fiber-to-the-premises services, but the challenge of scaling that footprint has driven it to look at other alternatives, including purchasing other providers and leveraging existing metro fiber facilities. Article

European Wireless News

> Vodafone has warned it could become the latest company to move its headquarters away from the U.K. following the country's decision to leave the European Union. Article

Wireless News

> Amazon is offering a major discount on two unlocked Android phones for Prime customers who are willing to accept a certain amount of advertising and pre-installed Amazon apps on the devices. The unlocked Moto G and Blu R1 HD, set to ship in the U.S. on July 12, will be as much as 50 percent off. Article

And finally… Broadcasters have asked the FCC to reject a bid by the pay-TV industry to integrate retransmission-related clauses into the ATSC 3.0 transmission standard and to green-light that standard by Oct. 1Multichannel News article