News of Note—Altice shareholders set U.S. unit loose; ESPN Deportes gets the Super Bowl

News of note
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> Altice’s shareholders have approved the separation of Altice USA, the company’s U.S. arm, from what will become Altice Europe. Digital TV Europe article

> FCC Commissioner Michael O’Rielly is challenging the notion that the FCC’s actions over the past year or so have favored Sinclair, calling the idea a “misguided fantasy.” FierceVideo article

> For such an avid collector of sports rights, ESPN has rarely been able to snag the big game. But next year, for just the second time, ESPN Deportes will have broadcast rights for the Super Bowl. FierceVideo article

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