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Starz scored a multi-year distribution deal for Optimum and Suddenlink. The premium network was removed from the Altice USA systems on January 1.
It’s official. Disney and 21st Century Fox announced their deal, with Disney to pay $52.4bln in stock to acquire assets that include the Twentieth Century Fox Film and Television studios, along with cable and international TV businesses.
On Friday, Univision and Charter informed the court of their intent to dismiss claims against one another. The two have a settlement, but details are unknown at this time.
T-Mobile announced a deal Wednesday to acquire Denver-based Layer3 TV, which has launched multichannel service via IP in Denver, DC, Chicago, LA and Dallas.
Amidst all of the change in cable, C-SPAN’s mission has not shifted since transmitting its first television feed from the House of Representatives in 1979.
Despite more viewers flocking to OTT services, The Weather Channel has continued to thrive as a destination for live content. This is not only good news for the net, but for potential advertisers as well.
The clear segments that used to characterize the cable industry are slowly beginning to blend, according to CSG president, global OTT business Kent Steffen.
The 2017 edition of Cablefax’s Most Influential Minorities is here. Check it out to see which execs made the cut.