Sony cuts PlayStation price to $349; Pittsburgh could take action against Verizon's FiOS buildout

More cable news from across the Web:

> AT&T Mobility CEO Glenn Lurie said he does not think that next year's incentive auction of 600 MHz broadcast TV spectrum can possibly raise $60 billion, as some analysts have speculated it might. Article

> TiVo is now offering an app for Amazon's Fire TV. Multichannel News article

> Sony reduced the price of its PlayStation 4 to $349. TechCrunch article

> Suddenlink introduced 1 Gbps service in three new Texas locations. CED article

> Pittsburgh's Mayor is among those potentially planning to seek damages from Verizon for what critics argue is an incomplete rollout of Verizon's FiOS service. WTAE article

Telecom News

> Equinix is going to open a new international business exchange (IBX) data center in Dallas, allowing it to support growing demand for interconnection services in the Dallas/Ft. Worth metropolitan area, one of its densest markets. Article

> Great Plains Communications, a Blair, Neb.-based independent telco, has completed a diverse network route expansion stretching from Nebraska to Des Moines, Iowa, allowing it to more effectively address new wholesale service opportunities. Article

Wireless News

> Just days after receiving what it said was a crucial FCC waiver, AT&T launched Wi-Fi calling on Apple's iPhones. The service works on the iPhone 6, 6 Plus, 6s and 6s Plus, as long as iOS 9 is installed, though it's unclear when AT&T will expand Wi-Fi calling to more devices. Article

> Sprint CFO Tarek Robbiati said the carrier plans to cut about 10 percent of operating costs to save $2 billion and thinks the company can slash another $500 million in costs related to equipment spending. "Our cost structure is bloated," Robbiati told Bloomberg by phone from Tokyo, where he was meeting with executives from Sprint parent SoftBank. Article

And finally… Stars on Snapchat helped to sell a new Star Wars toy. Article

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