Envivio supports Canal+ Group's soccer final; Wireless IoT Forum launches

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> Envivio said its encoding supported Canal+ Group's satellite and OTT distribution of the UEFA Championship League soccer final. Release

> John Malone's Liberty Global purchased Ireland broadcaster TV3. Variety article

> Another standards group has been formed to accelerate the adoption of wireless Internet of Things technologies. Called the Wireless IoT Forum, the group's board includes Accenture, Arkessa, BT, Cisco, Telensa and WSN. Article

Telecom News

> Cisco has made an investment in 6WIND, a networking software vendor with a focus on network functions virtualization (NFV) and software defined networking (SDN). Article

> Frontier told the FCC in a filing that it has devised a cutover strategy with Verizon for its purchase of the ILEC's wireline properties in California, Florida and Texas, one that it says will ensure there will be no service disruptions to its retail and wholesale customers. Article

Wireless Tech News

> Qualcomm, Gogo, Inmarsat and others continue to push the FCC to auction 500 MHz in the 14 GHz band for air-to-ground (ATG) wireless services for airline passengers, despite their newfound interest in satellite-based technologies. Article

European Wireless News

> Samsung received bearish analyst predictions regarding its Q2 earnings growth amid concerns about sales of its Galaxy S6 smartphones, though most backed the company to record higher profit than in the first quarter of this year. Article

> TDC began deploying LTE Advanced (LTE-A) carrier aggregation technology across its network in Denmark in a move the operator said would deliver peak data speeds of 300 Mbps on the downlink. Article

Wireless News

> Sprint's CEO Marcelo Claure called out T-Mobile's CEO John Legere on Twitter. Article

> Sprint's network spending is slowing down in advance of its announcement of a major new network densification project, but will ramp up later this year and into 2016 and beyond, according to a research note from analysts at investment bank Jefferies. Article

And finally… The USA's victory over Japan in women's soccer set a new ratings record. Article