News of Note—Frontier, NBCU, FCC, Verizon and more

News of note

> Capitol Broadcasting’s WRAL-TV, NBCUniversal and the NAB conducted an ATSC 3.0 next-gen TV demo using a broadcast of the 2018 Winter Olympic Games from PyeongChang, South Korea. FierceVideo story

> The FCC has delivered the final Restoring Internet Freedom order to the Federal Register, signaling that it will publish the huge regulatory rollback Thursday. Multichannel News story

> The Minnesota Department of Commerce is opening an investigation into Frontier Communications after numerous consumer billing complaints. Timberjay story

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> FirstLight is being purchased by Antin Infrastructure Partners from its current owner Oak Hill Capital Partners following a short two years of aggressive growth of its Northeast U.S. fiber network. FierceTelecom story

> Analysts with Signals Research Group (SRG) who studied Verizon’s 28 GHz system in Houston say they came away with a great appreciation of the promises of millimeter-wave spectrum—it’s not a panacea for all the world’s fixed and mobile broadband needs, but they walked away pretty stoked about the prospects for 5G millimeter-wave systems. FierceWireless story