News of Note—Frontier, AT&T, Tegna, Facebook and more

News of note

> Tegna is buying Midwest Television’s KFMB-TV, the CBS-affiliated station in San Diego, as well as KFMB-D2 (CW) and radio broadcast stations KFMB-AM and KFMB-FM in San Diego, for $325 million in cash. FierceVideo article

> Facebook may have good reasons for pursuing video, but analyst Michael Nathanson still sees some major faults and missteps in the social media platform’s current strategy. FierceVideo article

> AT&T has won a contract from the Texas Department of Resources to provide managed security services statewide. The services include security monitoring and device management, risk and compliance testing, and incident response. FierceTelecom article

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> Frontier appears to be on a roll with its CAF II deployments, expanding broadband services in the rural areas of eight additional states in 2017. FierceTelecom article

> FreedomPop officially launched a cloud-based platform that enables telecoms and other companies to roll out their own branded mobile services in weeks. FierceWireless article

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