News of Note—AT&T, Netflix, Turner Networks and more

News of note

> Factors including recently relaxed media ownership rules and tax reform could lead to accelerated broadcast M&A activity in 2018, according to BIA/Kelsey. FierceVideo story

> Turner International’s Digital Ventures & Innovation (DV&I) Group and Warner Bros. Digital Networks (WBDN) are launching U.S. SVOD FilmStruck internationally. FierceVideo story

> AT&T has asked the FCC to realign the way it regulates how service providers shut down TDM-based data and retirement services with the hope of creating incentives for service providers to invest in next-gen services. FierceTelecom story

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> The amount of postpaid wireless customers who have signed up for an unlimited data plan has grown to 53.4%, according to a new survey, up from 22.7% three years ago. FierceWireless story

> Netflix is scheduled to report fourth-quarter earnings on Monday, Jan. 22, and its recent price hikes could be cause for concern. But UBS analyst Eric Sheridan says new prices likely won’t raise subscriber churn. FierceVideo story

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