News of Note—CableLabs, NBCU, CenturyLink and more

News of note

> Recognizing a need for compromise between proprietary and open solutions in the low-power wide-area (LPWA) space, CableLabs developed an open-source LoRaWAN solution for its members to better compete in the IoT business. FierceWirelessTech article

> NBCUniversal’s broadcast television revenue rose 5.3% to $2.2 billion during the second quarter as the segment was able to beat back declines in ad revenues with higher distribution and content licensing revenue. FierceBroadcasting article 

> After pulling back  its October Cable Plus numbers on Oct. 30 following ESPN and other networks’ objection to the figures, Nielsen reaffirmed the data. FierceBroadcasting article 

> CenturyLink has introduced its new managed Hybrid SD-WAN solution, allowing businesses to integrate and optimize traffic flow over a mix of broadband internet connections and private MPLS networks. FierceTelecom article

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