News of Note—Comcast's $2.5B breakup fee, Roku's burgeoning platform biz and more

News of note
21st Century Fox’s fiscal third-quarter revenues fell slightly to $7.42 billion, down 2% from $7.56 billion last year when the network aired Super Bowl LI. (Pixabay)

Here is some of the other news we've been tracking today:

> Comcast’s anticipated bid for 21st Century Fox will reportedly include a $2.5 billion breakup fee. CNBC article

> Roku’s business reached a milestone of sorts in the first quarter as platforms revenues exceeded player-related revenues for the first time. Multichannel News article

> Pat Esser, president of Cox Communications, will keynote Cable-Tec Expo 2018, set for Oct. 22-25 at the Georgia World Congress Center. Multichannel News article

> CenturyLink executives said that the company is still testing fixed wireless technologies for the company’s network build-outs in rural locations, but that so far CenturyLink is mainly using fiber to reach those customers. FierceWireless article

> 21st Century Fox’s fiscal third-quarter revenues fell slightly to $7.42 billion, down 2% from $7.56 billion last year when the network aired Super Bowl LI. FierceVideo article

> Hulu announced Thursday that it’s adding a live TV guide and live TV destination for Xbox One, Apple TV (4th generation or higher), Amazon Fire TV (1st and 2nd generation) and Nintendo Switch devices. FierceVideo article