News of Note—Comcast, DirecTV, Apple, Ovation

news of note

> Comcast announced Tuesday it will expand its fastest fiber Internet network for business customers in Gwinnett County. Atlanta Journal-Constitution story

> DirecTV and Raycom have extended their retrans deal another seven days to continue negotiations on a new contract. Broadcasting & Cable story

> Apple and Amazon have reportedly emerged as suitors for the rights to distribute the James Bond film franchise and could challenge frontrunner Warner Bros. FierceBroadcasting story

FREE DAILY NEWSLETTER

Like this story? Subscribe to FierceVideo!

The Video industry is an ever-changing world where big ideas come along daily. Cable, Media and Entertainment, Telco, and Tech companies rely on FierceVideo for the latest news, trends, and analysis on video creation and distribution, OTT delivery technologies, content licensing, and advertising strategies. Sign up today to get news and updates delivered to your inbox and read on the go.

> Ovation TV is launching its first TV Everywhere app, Ovation NOW, on Roku. FierceBroadcasting story

Suggested Articles

Thanks largely to a drastic video subscriber drop off at AT&T, traditional pay TV providers lost close to 2 million subscribers combined in Q3.

Pluto TV says it now has approximately 20 million monthly active users.

As cord cutting trends accelerate and new SVOD giants like Disney+ take their first steps in the world, one analyst is ready to proclaim live TV dead.