Ultra HD, or 4K, might come sooner than many had expected partially thanks to strong interest from OTT players like Netflix. As CEO Reed Hastings suggested during the company’s most recent earnings call and reiterated at several conferences since then, Netflix wants to be one of the big suppliers of 4K next year. The company recently posted several 4K titles, including one called “El Fuente: 24 MP.” More on 4K video and its potential deployment here.

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Mon marked the start of the Tom Wheeler Era at the FCC as the former head of NCTA and new Republican commish Mike O’Rielly got sworn into office. Read on for Wheeler’s comments and the industry responds to his appointments.
 
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