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Two tech companies joined together as Broadcom acquired the outstanding shares of VMware in a $61 billion cash-and-stock transaction. The new duo aspires to make a company that gives enterprise customers a larger portfolio of infrastructure solutions. That’s not the only new team in town; Evoca and Sling TV are partnering to let customers add Sling Blue, Sling Orange or both to their subscriptions, as the NextGen TV solution taps into markets where RSNs have poor distribution.

Broadcom, VMware Joining in $61 Billion Deal
Two technology giants are coming together with Broadcom announcing early Thursday a deal to acquire all outstanding shares of VMware in a cash-and-stock transaction valued at $61 billion. Read More »
Evoca Nabs Sling Partnership, Eyes RSN Growth
Evoca, the ATSC 3.0-powered MVPD service, is partnering with Sling TV to allow its customers to add Sling Blue, Sling Orange or both to their subscriptions. Read More »
New Trends Driving Growth in Streaming Services
Streaming video services have experienced rapid growth in recent years, fueled by the COVID-19 pandemic, as home-bound consumers experimented and were introduced to new over the top (OTT) video services. Read More »
Effros: Situational Awareness
Just a little “situational awareness” could have avoided a major mess and a major black eye for a company that needs to maintain good local and customer relationships. Read More »
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