News of Note—Verizon, Sinclair, Tribune, NCTA and more

news of note
Some of the other news we've been tracking today.

> The NCTA has asked the FCC to put “guardrails” on the proposed merger of Sinclair and Tribune, calling for the banning of new station duopolies as well as the ability for stations to jointly negotiate retrans deals. Multichannel News article

> Verizon will have to defend itself against consumers who say they were impacted by a data breach occurring at Yahoo, which Verizon recently acquired. Reuters article

> The House Energy & Commerce Committee will hold a Sept. 7 hearing on the post-incentive auction repack in its Communications Subcommittee. Broadcasting & Cable article

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