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G4 was ahead of its time when it debuted in 2002, but it is right at home in 2021. The network made its return to linear lineups Wednesday with a programming mix sure to appeal to dedicated fans and casual gamers. On the operator side of the business, the signing of the more than $1 trillion infrastructure bill into law by President Biden has folks like Frontier strategizing how they'll win funding for fiber buildouts and other projects to make broadband available in hard-to-reach communities.

G4 Returns to Linear Packages After 8 Years
After nearly eight years off the air, gaming-centric network G4 is back on linear television. The G4 Media brand was first created through a partnership between NBCUniversal and DISH , launching in 2002. The Read More »
Frontier Ready to Vie for Infrastructure Funds
President Biden signed the $1 trillion infrastructure package into law Monday, and Frontier Communications is one of a plethora of broadband providers that are itching to get a piece of the package’s pie. Read More »
Viasat Raises More Starlink RDOF Concerns
It’s been nearly a year since the Rural Digital Opportunity Fund Phase I auction, but discussion around whether SpaceX’s Starlink broadband service can meet its commitments rage on. Read More »
FAST Channels’ Impact on MVPD, Programmer Relations
FAST channels are growing in popularity, but MVPDs are still a part of the equation with those programmers, serving as content aggregators. Read More »
Evoca Says Sinclair Wants Retrans Trade for Bally Sports AZ
Evoca , the ATSC 3.0-powered MVPD service serving Boise, Colorado Springs and Phoenix, has been cutting RSN deals, including with Altitude Sports , which has been off Comcast and DISH for two years. One deal Read More »
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