NeuLion wins fight for UFC video; Verizon-Frontier $10.5B network sale gets FCC approval

More cable news from across the Web:

> The FCC has approved Verizon's $10.5 billion network sale to Frontier. DSL Reports article

> NeuLion won a deal with UFC to power UFC.TV, including pay-per-view events and updates to a variety of UFC's video offerings, including relaunching UFC's OTT service, Fight Pass. Multichannel News article

> Harmonic's Spectrum X media processor and Electra XVM virtualized media processor will support the SMPTE ST 2022-6 standard. CED article

> Samsung's new smart watch, the Gear S2, and its Galaxy Tab S2 tablet will come preloaded with the CNN app, allowing the devices to push breaking news. Variety article

Mobile Developer News

> According to software firm Progress, 57 percent of enterprise app developers are new to mobile app development. Article

Telecom News

> The Communications Workers of America union has asked regulators in 11 states to investigate its claims that Verizon is neglecting necessary maintenance to its copper network. Article

Online Video News

> Amazon Web Services acquired Elemental Technologies, a multiscreen service provider, in a $500M deal Thursday. Article

Wireless News

> Chinese smartphone vendor ZTE has booted Huawei out of the spot for No. 4 most popular vendor in the U.S. Article

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