News of Note—Altice gets social for World Cup; Huawei fights back and more

News of note
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> Sports-streaming service FuboTV has named Geir Magnusson Jr. chief technology officer. Multichannel News story

> After a relatively tranquil first half of 2018, the U.S. wireless industry should soon start to get more exciting. At least, that’s the forecast from one Wall Street research firm. FierceWireless story

> Nokia ended the week on a high note with Friday's news that it has signed a memorandum of understanding with China Mobile to create a new lab. FierceTelecom story

> Altice USA and ad agency Y&R have teamed up on a digital series and social media campaign aimed at promoting the World Cup soccer tournament on cable and explaining the event to Americans unfamiliar with the sport. Multichannel News story

> Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei is fighting back against some of the negative claims that U.S. government officials have been making about the company in recent months. The Hill