News of Note—Amazon, Netflix, Apple, CenturyLink, AT&T and more

News of note

> Amazon and Netflix will charge up the OTT and streaming video market, which Juniper Research predicts will reach total global revenues of $120 billion by 2022. FierceVideo article

> Apple continues to snag executives from competing video companies in order to build out its growing video team, this time hiring away from Hulu and Legendary Entertainment. FierceVideo article

> Amazon and Samsung’s partnership on the HDR10+ standard has now officially resulted in the entire Amazon Prime Video HDR catalog being updated to HDR10+. FierceVideo article

> CenturyLink wants the FCC to continue to police network interconnection agreements it and other providers enter for exchanging and carrying network traffic if the regulator is successful in revamping the current net neutrality rules. FierceTelecom article

> AT&T and FirstNet launched “ruthless preemption,” giving first responders top priority to its network even during times of extreme congestion. FierceWireless article

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