Frontier partners with AirTies; SES signs on to help operators launch 4K channels

More cable news from across the web:

> Frontier Communications is promoting AirTies Wireless Networks' Smart Mesh WiFi platform through its home automation and security sales unit. Press release

> SES S.A. said it has signed on to provide its managed UHD platform to several U.S. cable operators who plan to launch 4K channels later this year. Multichannel News story

> The ACA announced Wednesday that MCTV President Robert Gessner was re-elected as its Chairman, and BOYCOM's Patricia Jo Boyers was re-elected as Vice Chairwoman. Press release

Telecom News

> Juniper Networks saw service provider sales uptick slightly quarter-over-quarter, but the overall market is in transition – reflecting a trend the vendor is seeing with its Tier 1 customers. Article

Online Video News

> Netflix will soon be streaming The People vs. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story in almost every country where its SVOD service is available thanks to a first-ever global licensing agreement with 20th Century Fox Television Distribution. Article

Installer News

> Verizon's seven-week wireline installation strike resulted in the company losing 41,000 FiOS pay-TV customers and 13,000 FiOS high-speed internet users. Article

European Wireless News

> Telefónica Deutschland reported core earnings for the second quarter of 2016 that were better than expected, hailing the success of efforts to improve the monetization of mobile data services following the acquisition and subsequent integration of E-Plus. Article

Wireless News

> Apple once again pointed to growing revenue from services as it posted a second straight quarter of falling iPhone sales. But shares rose in after-hours trading Tuesday as the company beat expectations in some key areas. Article

And finally… An overwhelming majority, 96 percent, of pay-TV and OTT operators polled believe consumers will adopt 4K by 2020, according to a survey conducted by Irdeto and SNL Kagan. Broadcasting & Cable story

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