News of Note—Sprint, Google Fiber, Cisco, Disney and more

News of note

Here is some of the other news we've been tracking today:

> Google Fiber has suffered another setback in its effort to provide greater broadband choice in Nashville as a federal judge nullified the city's One Touch Make Ready ordinance. FierceTelecom article

> Cisco continues to hold onto its dominant position in routing and switching, achieving 51% share of the total market as of third-quarter 2017, with a new Synergy Research report showing strong leads in enterprise and service provider segments. FierceTelecom article

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> The failed merger of T-Mobile and Sprint will likely benefit a struggling U.S. wireless market, according to MoffettNathanson Research. But Sprint still faces a major challenge in catching up to its bigger rivals. FierceWireless article

> Disney Germany has signed a new content distribution deal with German SVOD Pantaflix that will make the studio’s films available to streaming customers in Germany and Austria. FierceOnlineVideo article

> Virtual reality headsets are continuing to pick up the pace in terms of consumer adoption and now, according to Canalys, global shipments exceeded 1 million units for the first time last quarter. FierceOnlineVideo article

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