News of Note—AT&T, Sinclair, Viacom and more

News of note

> Circa, the mobile news site acquired by Sinclair about two years ago, is restructuring and launching a live news app. As part of the changes, the company is reportedly cutting seven staff members. FierceVideo article

> Viacom stock was set off on a bit of a roller-coaster ride when conflicting reports surfaced about Viacom and CBS had reignited discussions about recombining. FierceVideo article

> NTT and Sprint are leading ETSI’s Network Operators Council (NOC) advisory group for its new zero-touch network and Service Management Industry Specification Group (ZSM ISG). FierceTelecom article

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> Communications Workers of America (CWA) members have approved a four-year contract with AT&T by an overwhelming majority after a difficult monthslong labor standoff. The deal rolls back offshoring and outsourcing and sets a new standard for wireless retail and call center jobs in America. FierceWireless article

> Marketing industry group 4As and the Television Bureau of Advertising (TVB) are urging Nielsen to update its Live Only data stream to Live +1 to account for viewing beyond live and same-day viewing. FierceVideo article

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