News of Note—Sling TV, CNN, Sprint, T-Mobile, more

News of note

> CNN anchor Brian Stelter used part of a contentious interview with the White House’s Kellyanne Conway to question President Donald Trump’s involvement with the Justice Department’s review of the AT&T/Time Warner merger. FierceBroadcasting article

> ATSC 3.0 activities are picking up in Cleveland as the National Association of Broadcasters and the Consumer Technology Association prepare to launch a “living laboratory” in the city. FierceBroadcasting article

> Consolidated Communications is seeing the effect the four largest wireless operators and their unlimited pricing plans are having on what these carriers are willing to pay the telco for wireless backhaul circuits. FierceTelecom article

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> Analysts generally agree that the inability of Sprint and T-Mobile to forge a merger agreement was bad news for both carriers—particularly for Sprint—but investors in tower companies were thrilled. FierceWireless article

> Sling TV has added select Samsung smart TVs to its list of supported devices. Release