• T-Mobile's Layer3 TV Deal Unlikely To Bring Original Content

    1 month ago - By Android Headlines

    T-Mobile's newly announced acquisition of Layer3 TV is unlikely to result in original content, the company's Chief Operating Officer Mike Sievert said during a media call on Wednesday. While the official didn't completely rule out the possibility of the third largest wireless carrier in the country ultimately funding projects in the vein of Netflix and Amazon Prime Video, he opinioned the current state of television offers a plethora of what T-Mobile deems excellent content, hence making any immediate moves on this front unlikely. The comment ties in with Chief Executive Officer John...
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  • T-Mobile gets into paid TV market

    1 month ago - By ZDnet

    It's acquiring a TV tech startup that will help it get into the TV market, with service starting in 2018.
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  • T-Mobile is becoming a cable TV provider

    T-Mobile is becoming a cable TV provider

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    T-Mobile acquired cable TV startup Layer3 TV in an effort to become a cable TV provider.
    The TV service will be available in 2018, but it's still unclear exactly where the service will be available.
    T-Mobile will compete against traditional cable TV providers like Comcast and Time Warner.
    Telecoms company T-Mobile announced on Wednesday that it will offer a cable TV service that rivals traditional providers like Comcast and Time Warner in 2018.
    To power its new TV service, T-Mobile acquired Layer3 TV for an undisclosed amount, the company announced on Wednesday. Layer3 TV is a relatively...
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  • T-Mobile acquires ‘fellow disruptor' to try to ‘Un-carrier' the TV industry next year

    1 month ago - By Pocketnow

    T-Mobile has big plans outside of the wireless industry, even after its Sprint merger attempt failed, planning to release its very own TV service in 2018.
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  • T-Mobile is targeting television in its next Un-carrier move

    T-Mobile is targeting television in its next Un-carrier move

    1 month ago - By PhoneDog

    T-Mobile announced today that it's targeting your TV in it's next un-carrier move. T-Mobile announced that they've acquired Layer3 TV , and together will release a “disruptive TV service” sometime in 2018.
    It's interesting to see T-Mobile shift its focus for this un-carrier announcement from mobile to TV, but as T-Mobile CEO John Legere points out, people are consuming media on their mobile more often than not these days. In this golden age of "cord cutting", now seems like an excellent time to invest in a streaming platform, and T-Mobile's partnership with Layer3 TV could make for a...
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  • T-Mobile plans to disrupt TV with their own service

    1 month ago - By Talk Android

    Earlier today T-Mobile CEO John Legere teased he had some big news to reveal and now the cat is out of the bag. The wireless carrier is acquiring Layer3 TV, Inc. and will use the new partnership to launch their own TV service in 2018. Legere says T-Mobile wants to bring the same Un-carrier type...
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  • Robinhood is launching a free options trading product for its users

    Robinhood is launching a free options trading product for its users

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Robinhood, the zero-commission stock broker, has a new sophisticated investment product for its more than 3 million users.
    The Palo Alto-based company announced Wednesday it would offer free options trading.
    An option is a financial product that gives investors the right to buy or sell a security at a specified price in the future.
    Palo Alto-based Robinhood, a zero-commission stock broker, announced on Wednesday that it would start offering free options trading to its more than 3 million users.
    "In 2015, by focusing on technology and automation, we challenged the finance industry with the...
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  • T-Mobile is getting into the streaming television business with Layer3 TV acqusition

    T-Mobile is getting into the streaming television business with Layer3 TV acqusition

    1 month ago - By Android Central

    T-Mobile will offer an over-the-top TV service in 2018.
    T-Mobile has announced the acquisition of a small streaming television provider called Layer3 TV , which currently operates in five U.S. cities. Similar to services like YouTube TV and PlayStation Vue, Layer 3 carries the signals of most U.S. cable networks and pay channels like HBO, Showtime, and ESPN, but bundles them with a straightforward HD decoder and PVR set-top box that connects to a television in your living room. Think Tivo.
    T-Mobile says that it will use Layer3's technology to launch its own over-the-top TV service sometime...
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  • T-Mobile to Buy Layer3 TV and Launch TV Service Next Year

    1 month ago - By Phone Scoop

    T-Mobile has set its sights on the cable TV industry and hopes to disrupt that market beginning next year. The company today announced plans to acquire Layer3 TV, which already delivers internet-based television service in five markets around the country. T-Mobile will use Layer3 TV's technology to create and launch a new TV service that will be delivered over T-Mobile's LTE network. "People love their TV, but they hate their TV providers. And worse, they have no real choice but to simply take it - the crappy customer service, clunky technology and outrageous bills loaded with fees! That's...
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  • T-Mobile Buying Layer3, Will Launch Own TV Service In 2018

    1 month ago - By Android Headlines

    T-Mobile said Wednesday it agreed to an acquisition of Layer3 TV and will be using the firm's technology to launch its own TV service in 2018. Chief Executive Officer John Legere announced the move as part of the company's strategy to “un-carrier the cable industry” and attempt to compete with traditional cable giants using techniques already employed by its wireless business. No financial details of the Layer3 acquisition have been provided by the third largest mobile service provider in the country, with the firm only revealing that the deal itself is expected to close in the coming...
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  • T-Mobile Plans to Irritate 'Big Cable' with Its Own TV Service

    T-Mobile Plans to Irritate 'Big Cable' with Its Own TV Service

    1 month ago - By Tom's Guide

    The wireless carrier is buying Layer3 TV to woo cable subscribers with a new service that will launch in 2018.
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  • T-Mobile unveils plans for US pay TV service

    1 month ago - By Phys.org

    US wireless carrier T-Mobile said Wednesday it would launch a pay TV service in 2018, aiming to disrupt the dominant cable and satellite providers.
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  • T-Mobile's latest Un-carrier move: Launching a pay TV service in 2018

    T-Mobile's latest Un-carrier move: Launching a pay TV service in 2018

    1 month ago - By TheBoyGeniusReport

    T-Mobile announced on Wednesday morning that its next disruptive Un-carrier move will be to launch its own pay TV service in 2018, fueled by the acquisition of self-described "next generation cable provider" Layer3 TV. The financial terms of the deal have yet to be disclosed, but this move will allow T-Mobile to jump into the ring with the likes of AT&T and Sony, both of which have invested in streaming TV services of their own.
    “People love their TV, but they hate their TV providers," said T-Mobile CEO John Legere in a press release revealing the new service and the acquisition. "And...
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  • T-Mobile Plans to Irritate 'Big Cable' with Its Own TV Service

    T-Mobile Plans to Irritate 'Big Cable' with Its Own TV Service

    1 month ago - By Tom's Guide

    The wireless carrier is buying a streaming TV company to woo cable subscribers.
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  • T-Mobile will launch a TV service next year

    T-Mobile will launch a TV service next year

    1 month ago - By The Verge

    T-Mobile announced today that it's getting into the television game. The company is planning to launch its own TV service sometime next year. To that end, T-Mobile is acquiring Layer3 TV to help build out its service.
    In a video announcing the news, T-Mobile CEO John Legere described the decision as a logical next step for T-Mobile, given the general dissatisfaction of customers with traditional cable TV offerings.
    Layer3 TV was built around delivering TV channels by encoding them with IP and broadcasting them over fiber optic cable to Layer3 customers. That means Layer3 TV will be...
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  • T-Mobile to launch new television service in 2018, acquire Layer3 TV

    1 month ago - By Reuters

    NEW YORK - U.S. No. 3 wireless carrier T-Mobile US Inc will launch a new television service in 2018 and acquire television technology company Layer3 TV Inc for an undisclosed amount as part of its plans, it said on Wednesday.
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  • T-Mobile will launch a TV service in 2018

    1 month ago - By Engadget

    You'd think that telecoms would want to bail on conventional TV services given how many people are cutting the cord, but don't tell that to T-Mobile. The carrier has revealed that it's launching a TV service in 2018, and that it has acquired Layer3...
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  • T-Mobile plans pay TV service in 2018 fueled by Layer3 acquisition

    T-Mobile plans pay TV service in 2018 fueled by Layer3 acquisition

    1 month ago - By TechCrunch

    T-Mobile is getting into the paid TV business, with the acquisition of Layer3 TV, a TV tech company, and plans announced to launch its own offering sometime next year. T-Mobile's John Legere revealed the pay TV ambitions for the so-called “Un-carrier” on its YouTube channel today. The plan involves building a service that avoids long-term contracts, as well as complex bundles...
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  • T-Mobile to launch a new television service in 2018, acquire Layer3 TV

    1 month ago - By Reuters

    NEW YORK - T-Mobile US Inc said on Wednesday it will launch a new television service in 2018 and acquire television technology company Layer3 TV Inc for an undisclosed amount as part of its plans.
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