Study says 82% of sexagenarians watch linear TV daily; FCC starts shot clock on Charter's TWC, Bright House deals

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> In a new survey, Ericsson found that linear TV viewing is linked to age: "82 percent of 60–69 year olds say they watch linear TV on a daily basis, while only 60 percent of millennials (those aged 16–34) do so," the company said. Report

> Cinedigm, which distributes and aggregates independent content, selected thePlatform to provide back-end video services for its newest OTT subscription networks. Release

> SeaChange said it inked an over-the-top video agreement with a U.S. wireless carrier that offers prepaid service. Light Reading article

> The FCC has started its shot clock review of Charter Communications' proposed purchase of Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks. Multichannel News article

> Comcast said it will discontinue offering service in Gustine and Santa Nella, California. West Side Index article

> Cablevision's stock continues to rise on the belief that the company might be the target of an acquisition. America's Markets article

Telecom News

> Frontier Communications has received the FCC's approval for its proposed acquisition of Verizon's wireline operations in California, Florida and Texas, clearing an important federal hurdle to complete the company-changing deal. Article

> Suddenlink expanded its 1 Gpbs service in Texas. Article

Wireless Tech News

> Google is asking the FCC for special temporary authority to expand testing in the 3.5 GHz band in Kansas City, but its public filing doesn't reveal much more than that. Article

> Sprint is conspicuously absent from the LTE-Unlicensed debate. Editor's Corner

Wireless News

> CTIA will kick off Super Mobility with a focus on networks, CIOs and CMOs next week -- but Apple's iPhone 6S looms overhead. Editor's Corner

> Can Sprint get any respect? Industry Voices

> Mosaik Solutions said that more than 30 percent of the U.S. land area has no LTE service available. Article

And finally… Around 75% believe of all U.S. adults think it is OK for others to use phones on public transit. Article