News of Note—Casa, Plex, Akamai, Disney, Trump

News of note

> Casa Systems says customer trials of its virtual CCAP solution have begun. Press release

> President Donald Trump is continuing to escalate his war of words with NBC News, suggesting in a tweet Wednesday night that network news is “so partisan” and licenses should be “challenged and, if appropriate, revoked.” FierceBroadcasting story

> Plex’s live TV service, which integrates over-the-air signals within Plex’s user interface, added Roku today as a compatible device. FierceOnlineVideo story

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> The Disney-owned Movies Anywhere app is here to pull together digital films from disparate studios and platforms under one app, but not all studios are on board. FierceOnlineVideo story

> Akamai has reached an agreement to acquire privately held Nominum, a provider of DNS and enterprise security solutions for carriers, reflecting the company’s ongoing efforts to advance its stance in the growing security services market. FierceTelecom story

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