The Skinny

Heading into the holiday weekend, Sonic customers made their voices heard at the FCC while the ATVA alerted college football fans of potential retrans blackouts. Meanwhile, both the NFL and XR developer Jaunt were talking the next steps in tech.

Jaunt unveils new development issues to support its growing XR platform, which enables media partners to distribute augmented, virtual and mixed reality. Read More »

That hardly sounds like the sort of thing to drive mass consumer action, but San Francisco-based ISP Sonic has successfully driven hundreds of comments that are uniquely written—ie, not masses of the same form letter. Read More »

There’s a lot of talk about whether the Amazons and Apples of the world could win NFL TV rights when they expire in 2022, but it doesn’t sound like execs are quite ready to call that play. Read More »

Football always seems to bring out the retrans fireworks, so much so that the A merican TV Alliance (made up largely of MVPDs) sent out a missive warning consumers of a potential #blackoutblitz timed to Read More »

BeIN SPORTS was dropped from AT&T and DirecTV’s channel lineups after negotiations failed. Read More »

The legal battle for Sinclair and Tribune continued Wednesday, with the former filing its counterclaim with the Delaware Court of Chancery. Read More »

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