Telecom provider AT&T acquired satellite TV provider DirecTV earlier this year, enabling AT&T to claim more spectrum to better run its wireless operations with. The US telecom industry, on the whole, has seen tradewinds favoring consolidation — leveraging disparities between companies providing different verticals (landline versus cellular, TV versus phone, etc.) to morph into super-conglomerates that can provide mega-bundles to consumers.
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Watch today’s Pocketnow Daily as we talk about Google’s event, which didn’t talk about the Nexus 5, but did focus on some enhancements to Hangouts. Then we talk about the Nexus 5, as carriers like WIND Mobile can’t wait to get you one through their pre-registration form, aside from the possibility of the phone actually making it to Sprint. We then talk about the Google Smartwatch, and how we can expected it sooner than later. We later focus on Motorola, and the leaks of the Moto G, even if we only get a name. We end today’s show by talking about [...]