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Oct 22: The FAXIES 2019; NYC

Oct 22-24: MWC 19; Los Angeles

Oct 23-24: BCCA Media Credit & Collections Workshop; Washington, DC

Nov 4-5: DC5G; Arlington, VA

Nov 14: WICT Rocky Mountain Tech It Out; Denver, CO

Nov 21: Gracies Leadership Awards; NYC

Research

➢ 27% of consumers are spending more than $100/month on subscription services.

➢ 59% of US consumers are happy with their current subscriptions and aren’t looking to make any changes.

➢ A fifth of US consumers (22%) would consider adding another service, but only if something new came to market.

➢ 39% of consumers say a bundled platform of all their services is the best way to solve the burden from the amount of subscriptions they have.
(Source: Amdocs)

Quotable

“When you look at this transaction, whether its our review at the FCC or… the pending litigation led by Democrat State AGs, it tees up two fundamentally different approaches to technology. One I think is very backwards-looking that operates to preserve the status quo. I think that fails the Gretzky test. When you look at where the hockey puck is today and where it’s going on 5G, I think we should embrace this disruptive, new competition… approving this deal puts us on a clear path to getting there.”
— FCC commish Brendan Carr talking the T-Mobile/Sprint Merger on CNBC’s “Squawk Alley”

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Last minute wrangling over STELAR continues with the legislation allowing satellite to import distant broadcast signals in some markets set to expire Dec 31.

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