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Nov 10-17: C2HR Virtual Conference

Nov 10: WICT DC/Baltimore Chapter Tech It Out

Nov 12: CableLabs Mobile Summit – Convergence

Dec 4: Cablefax Most Powerful Women 2020 Virtual Celebration

Dec 4: 2020 Cable TV Pioneers Induction Ceremony

Research

➢ 71% of the urban population in Latin America and the Caribbean have connectivity options, but only 37% of their rural counterparts are internet-connected.

➢ 32% of the population in Latin America and the Caribbean, 244mln people, continue to have no internet access.

(Source: Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture, the Inter-American Development Band and Microsoft)

Quotable

“Let’s discuss WWE Network for a moment. Even with potential partners impacted by COVID-19, conversations have resumed for alternative strategic options to our current model. We’re currently unable to estimate when that alternative option will be completed, but we still believe in the potential for a transaction that enables WWE to reach a larger audience and realize a greater economic return… it would be a licensing of the network… Everyone is looking for subs that will travel. We believe, and it seems like the media marketplace believes that we have those. So we are now in constant dialogue with companies domestically and globally about potentially licensing the network to them.” – WWE pres/CRO Nick Khan on the company’s 3Q20 earnings call

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Representation Matters: Fewer Women, People of Color on TV

Nielsen released its first-ever report of the television media landscape’s progress and gaps in on-screen inclusion.

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