News of Note—Apple, Roku, CenturyLink, AT&T and comScore

news of note

> Apple fired back at Ajit Pai’s demand that it activate FM chips in iPhones, telling the FCC chairman that the devices aren’t even equipped with the hardware in the first place. BGR report

> Roku’s shares continued to rise on Friday, up nearly another 10% after spiking 67% in its first day of trading Thursday during its initial public offering. FierceOnlineVideo story

> Activist hedge fund Starboard Value has agreed to end its litigation against comScore after the audience measurement firm appointed three new independent directors to its board. FierceBroadcasting story


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> CenturyLink is taking steps to revamp its lagging broadband subscriber base with plans to expand service availability and offer a new pricing structure, reflecting a desire to more effectively battle cable’s DOCSIS 3.1 drive. FierceTelecom story

> AT&T continued to roll out its fixed wireless offering for rural and underserved locations, adding locations in nine new states. FierceWireless story


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