News of Note—Comcast, Windstream, Amazon and more

News of note

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

> Comcast is facing a chilly reception from Philadelphia customers after dropping the Weatherscan channel during a cold front. Philadelphia Inquirer article

> Windstream, looking to further its bond with its broadband customers pivoting toward online video solutions, has struck a partnership to carry AT&T’s DirecTV Now service to its consumer segment during the quarter. FierceOnlineVideo article

> Time Inc.’s Sports Illustrated TV streaming video on demand service is ready for launch and will debut Nov. 16 on Amazon Channels. The service will be priced at $4.99 per month—after a seven-day free trial—and will offer original documentary series, weekly studio shows and licensed sports movies, documentaries and TV shows. FierceOnlineVideo article

> Several broadcasting groups are banding together to turn Phoenix into a “model market” for the transition of over-the-air television broadcasting to the ATSC 3.0 next-generation standard. FierceBroadcasting article

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