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Altice, Starz Reach Deal

Starz scored a multi-year distribution deal for Optimum and Suddenlink. The premium network was removed from the Altice USA systems on January 1.

Posted in: Distribution, Programming

Disney Buying Fox Assets for $52.4 Billion

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.

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Shake Hands: Charter, Univision Settle Contract Dispute

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.

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T-Mobile to Acquire Layer3 TV

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.

Posted in: Distribution

CFX Video: C-SPAN’s Jana Fay

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.

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CFX Video: An Interview With Weather Channel’s COO

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.

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CFX Video: Talking Change with CSG’s Kent Steffen

The clear segments that used to characterize the cable industry are slowly beginning to blend, according to CSG president, global OTT business Kent Steffen.

Posted in: Distribution, Programming, Screenster, Technology

Just Released – Cablefax: The Magazine’s Diversity Issue

The 2017 edition of Cablefax’s Most Influential Minorities is here. Check it out to see which execs made the cut.

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