Internet-delivered VOD service Akimbo signed Outdoor Channel and Hallmark as its 2 newest affiliates. Content from Outdoor, including "Angler on Tour" and "4×4 TV," will be included in Akimbo’s basic $9.99 a month offering. Hallmark movies will be available as premium content starting later this month. Subs can either buy premium programs individually, or they can pay for a "Channel Membership," which gives access to premium programming within a Channel for an additional monthly fee. – CableWORLD’s Mavis Scanlon

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FCC Order on DISH Designated Entities

The FCC made it official Monday, releasing an order on remand finding that SNR Wireless LicenseCo and Northstar Wireless are controlled de facto by DISH and thus ineligible for the $3.3bln in AWS-3 bidding credits they sought.

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