First quarter reporting season is at its mid-point. Several operators and programmers are finished, but several more are on deck. On Tues, DirecTV steps up to the plate. Also at bat Tues in Charter, and Wed we’ll see News Corp and more MVPDs Thurs. Read on for analysts’ predictions.

More top stories in today’s CableFAX Daily:

Outdoor Channel’s board has deemed InterMedia’s $9.75/share offer a “superior proposal” to its merger agreement with Kroenke Sports & Ent. Here’s what that means.
This time Aereo is the plaintiff. Having lost its preliminary injunction motion in the 2nd Circuit, CBS has threatened to file suit against Aereo in each jurisdiction where the streaming TV service launches.

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Verizon Opens Wallet for C-Band

Verizon emerged as the big winner from the FCC ’s C-band auction, spending $45.45 billion for 3,511 licenses. It spent nearly twice as much as the next highest bidder, AT&T , which put up nearly $23.41

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