The Notebook Dump: DirecTV layoffs, T-Mobile may want Mint Mobile, FCC map challenges

In the Notebook Dump for the week ending January 13, Jeff Baumgartner, Mike Dano, Nicole Ferraro, Phil Harvey and Kelsey Ziser discuss DirecTV's layoffs, more problems emerging for the pay-TV market and why Nicole Ferraro gets a kick out of watching football. In addition, we cover a few cloud and data center updates, T-Mobile's reported plans to acquire Mint Mobile and an update on the FCC's Broadband Map.

The stories covered include:

If you want to skip around and listen, here are a few more things covered in this interview:

  • DirecTV confirms layoffs. Pay-TV takes another hit (00:47)
  • NFL Sunday Ticket moves from DirecTV to YouTube (03:19)
  • Nicole's favorite part of football is watching the kickers (05:05)
  • Cloud and data center roundup (08:12)
  • T-Mobile is considering an acquisition of Mint Mobile (11:17)
  • Today is the deadline for challenges to the FCC Broadband Map (16:42)
  • Kelsey has a coffee mug with a llama eating pizza in space on it. It's pretty great (24:19)

Have a great weekend!

— Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Senior Editor, Light Reading

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