News of Note—Apple ponders VOD, music and magazine bundle, more

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> A new report from The Information suggests that Apple is considering a subscription bundle that packages together its music streaming, magazine and upcoming VOD subscription services. FierceVideo story

> Senators on the Judiciary Committee vetting the Sprint/T-Mobile deal Wednesday pulled no punches as they probed whether reducing the number of major wireless carriers from four to three would create a stronger competitor to the top two incumbents, or bank their fire for innovation and disruption. Multichannel News story

> AT&T may be facing a public relations situation following reports of the carrier’s move to significantly increase the administrative fees it levies against customers—actions that one analyst calculated could boost the carrier’s wireless revenues by almost $1 billion. FierceWireless story

> Epix has named former Discovery Communications executive Courtney Menzel EVP, content distribution & partnerships, responsible for determining the premium channel’s distribution strategy on MVPD, OTT and SVOD platforms. Multichannel News story

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