It feels like each day brings a new twist in the RSN saga, with Diamond Sports Group in the midst of Chapter 11 and Warner Bros. Discovery declaring it wants out of the business altogether. Read More
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DirecTV Claims Nexstar Sidecars are Antitrust Violation
Several MVPDs have raised alarms over Nexstar’s arrangements with Mission Broadcasting and White Knight Broadcasting, and now DirecTV is taking matters to court. Read More
Cable Wants FCC to Resist Broadening Broadband Labels
As the FCC draws closer to releasing its broadband consumer label requirement for ISPs, NCTA is urging the agency to dismiss attempts to add more info to the labels. Read More
CalBroadband Head Reflects on First Year, Rebrand
Janus Norman encountered the digital divide for the first time while serving as SVP of the California Medical Association. His interest in high-speed broadband sparked, and he became President of CalBroadband last spring in the hopes that he could help its member companies improve the lives of all Californians. Read More
Rosenberg Out at Diamond Sports Amid Bankruptcy
Diamond Sports and President Steve Rosenberg have parted ways, according to a source familiar with the situation. He joined Sinclair in 2020 as President of Local Sports, replacing a retiring Jeff Krolik. Read More
Fubo Rebrands, Drops ‘TV’ from Name
FuboTV is getting a new name, dropping the “TV” portion and labeling its consumer-facing products as Fubo going forward. The vMVPD is putting a greater focus on efficient growth, and co-founder/CEO David Read More
Orioles, Nats TV Rights Fee Spat
A long-running battle between the Baltimore Orioles and the Washington Nationals over the fair split of telecast fees for each team from regional sports net MASN had another moment in court Tuesday. Read More
Gigi Tell-All Book Coming?
Gigi Sohn gave The Washington Post her first interview after bowing out of consideration for an FCC commissioner seat, hinting that she has a lot more to say about the process. Read More
Verizon Expands 5G, Fios Internet Service
Verizon announced a slew of major upgrades to its network Tuesday, deploying new cell sites in Charlotte and Milwaukee and adding more capacity on its fiber optic cables. 5G is now available through more than Read More
HUD Develops Extra Resource for Broadband Projects
The Department of Housing and Urban Development released a guidebook Monday for states and organizations to reference as they deploy high-speed internet service projects. The resource was designed with public Read More
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