The Skinny

Comcast NBCUniversal held its first-ever developer conference Monday, eager to showcase the comprehensive technology capabilities of the company to potential partners and advertisers. Meanwhile, the battle over cable franchise fees continued. The FCC tried to put a temporary pause on a challenge to its 2019 franchise fee order, but the court is moving forward with arguments on April 15.

Comcast NBCU Teases Ad Tech, E-Commerce at ONE21
Comcast NBCUniversal is about more than content and connectivity. At the company’s first-ever developer conference, dubbed ONE21, top leadership pitched potential partners and advertisers on the full capabilities Comcast NBCUniversal can offer. Read More »
6th Circuit Denies FCC Request to Pause Franchise Fee Case
A federal appeals court Friday denied the FCC’s request to place a challenge to the agency’s franchise fee order in abeyance for 120 days. Read More »
NFL Dabbles in Digital Across Multiple Contracts
Digital is the theme running through the NFL’s 11-year media rights deals, which reportedly exceed $100 billion collectively over the course of the deals. Read More »
Broadband Mapping Timeline Remains Unclear
Lawmakers still have questions about why the FCC’s efforts to create more accurate broadband maps have been delayed, and there are growing concerns that allocating more federal funding to closing the digital divide before their completion would be a waste. Read More »
Employers Figuring Out Post-Pandemic Workplace
As the COVID-19 vaccine rollout ramps up, employers are trying to disentangle what a return to the office will look like. Read More »
Cablefax Executive Round Up
We asked some of last year’s Faxie winners to share the biggest professional lesson they learned as a result of the pandemic. Here’s what they had to say. Read More »
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