News of Note—Cheddar, Comcast, Apple and more

News of note

> Millennial-focused cable news network Cheddar has launched on Comcast. Press release

> Warner Bros. has announced its support for HDR10+, the enhanced HDR metadata technology announced last year as a cooperative effort between Samsung, 20th Century Fox and Panasonic. FierceVideo story

> Apple has joined the likes of Amazon, Facebook, Google, Microsoft and Netflix in the Alliance for Open Media, an industry group launched in 2015 and intent on pushing an open standard for video compression and web delivery. FierceVideo story

> Service providers' ongoing movement to SDN and NFV, according to SNS Research, could see a CAGR of about 45% over the next three years. FierceTelecom story

> The combination of “rational” competition and shortages in the supply of Apple’s new iPhone X will conspire to significantly reduce the expected growth in wireless customer additions in the fourth quarter, according to a new report from Wall Street investment firm Jefferies. FierceWireless story