The Skinny

Cable One is making money moves in 2021, announcing a $2.2 billion deal to acquire Hargray over the holiday weekend. Meanwhile, the FCC continued asking for help on how to structure the $3.2 billion Emergency Broadband Benefit program. Crafting a system that doesn't leave low-income consumers out to dry when the money runs out is top of mind as are questions about promoting provider participation and competition.

Cable One Buying Hargray for $2.2 Billion
Cable One will acquire South Carolina-based Hargray Communications in a deal valued at $2.2 billion. Read More »
Crafting an Impactful Emergency Broadband Plan
The FCC has been given $3.2 billion for the Emergency Broadband Benefit program, but how to structure it to encourage long-term accessibility is a mystery. Read More »
Direct-to-Consumer Reigns in Disney Earnings
Disney continues to make it clear that direct-to-consumer is its top priority—and that includes continuing to ponder taking ESPN over-the-top. Read More »
Clyburn Ready to Bring $100 Billion Broadband Bill Back
House Majority Whip James Clyburn (D-SC) expects to reintroduce his Accessible, Affordable Internet for All Act “hopefully in the next couple of weeks." Read More »
Fox Corp Goes All in on Sports Wagering
Fox Corp likes its odds when it comes to its Fox Sports betting app. Read More »
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