News of Note—Comcast, Sling TV, CBS and more

news of note

> The Chattanooga, Tennessee-based First Volunteer Bank has selected Comcast Business Ethernet to provide high-speed internet connections for seven of its branches located in areas where Comcast provides 10-gig service. Times Free Press article

> LG has integrated Sling TV into its latest smart TV platform. Release

> WOW has appointed former Suddenlink Communications executive Tom McMillin to the company’s board of directors and audit committee. Release 

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> Unmoored from the NCTA’s now-defunct INTX/Cable Show, the Cable Center will conduct its 2018 Cable Hall of Fame event on April 4 at New York City’s Ziegfeld Ballroom. Multichannel News article 

> Nexstar Media’s and Sinclair’s ATSC 3.0 spectrum consortium—which has recruited Univision and Northwest Broadcasting as members—is looking for a CEO to run the venture full-time. FierceBroadcasting article

> CBS’s second-quarter earnings were marked by an overall 9% increase in revenues to $3.26 billion, a boost the broadcaster credited in part to subscription and affiliate fees rising 16%. FierceBroadcasting article

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