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Firing Back: Disney Ups Bid for 21CF to $71.3 Billion

Disney upped its bid in the hunt for 21st Century Fox assets, offering $71.3bln in cash and stock. It breaks down to $38/share, a mix of stock and cash.

Posted in: Distribution, Programming

Nielsen, Freewheel Partner to Expand Measurement

Nielsen and Comcast company Freewheel are working together to expand measurement to OTT and set-top box VOD inventory.

Posted in: Technology


Thanks to the World Cup, US Open and some truly competitive baseball games, FS1 saw 30.039mln viewers watching at least 6 minutes of its programming over the week of June 11-17. This was enough to boost it

Posted in: Archives, Programming


Starz and Starz Encore premium channels have come to YouTube TV

Posted in: Archives, Distribution

New T-Mobile Files Public Interest Statement with FCC

T-Mobile took the first step forward to have its merger with Sprint approved, filing a Public Interest Statement with the FCC.

Posted in: Regulation

Discovery Premiere Introduced For Advertisers

Looking to the 2018-2019 upfront selling season, Discovery developed a cross-network, cross-platform sales package called “Discovery Premiere.”

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Portland Moves Towards Smart City Status with Traffic Sensors

Portland, OR, Mayor Ted Wheeler joined officials from the Portland Bureau of Transportation and reps from AT&T, Intel, Current by GE and Portland General Electric to celebrate the Traffic Sensor Safety Project.

Posted in: Technology

AT&T Launches COM3000 for DirecTV for Business

AT&T upgraded its DirecTV for Business video headend by launching its third generation, COM3000.

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