Of course the elimination of roaming doesn’t help US based roamers when they visit Europe, but given how Google Fi has a deal with UK based Three, it sure gives them a big kick forward. That is, at least until the UK exits the EU. After that Fi will need a deal on the continent, so expect them to do something bigger with either DT, the parent of USA based T-Mobile or Vodafone for continental wide roaming.
In other news, AT&T and Google continue their speed wars; Facebook looks to become a TV network; the FCC is changing the rules, again; Slack is expanding fast into the Enterprise; and Uber gets a big partner in the self driving car market. All that and MORE, in today’s COMUNICANO.
Facebook is developing an app for set-top boxes including Apple TV, as a way to bring longer-form video content – and video ads – to big-screen TVs in consumers’ living rooms, the Wall Street Journal reported.
The new Republican chairman of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission, Ajit Pai, vowed to pare back outdated commission regulations, but declined to say if he will move quickly to overturn the Obama administration’s landmark net neutrality rules.
When it’s raining, snowing, or sweltering hot outside, I am grateful for my 30-second “commute.” When I see photos of open offices with people trying to work side by side at long tables, I’m grateful for the solitude of my home office. When I hear that some people…