Facebook announced a new video app for the TV to roll out soon for Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV and Samsung Smart TV, with more platforms to come. It will let users watch videos shared by friends or pages they follow to the TV—increasing the incentive for brands to go all-in on Facebook video. The app will recommend videos based on interests and showcase top live videos from around the world. Facebook made several video related announcements Tuesday, including that videos in the news feed will begin to play with sound unless configured to be silent.

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Cable Wants CBRS-like Auction for 3.45-3.55GHz

Charter , Comcast , Mediacom , NCTA and Google joined more than a dozen other companies and organizations urging Congress to support an auction for 3.45-3.55GHz band spectrum that’s modeled on last year’s

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