News of Note—comScore, Frontier, FCC, Trump, more

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> The FCC has told Congress that there is little it can do to prevent public comments filed under false names, or under stolen identities or to prevent mass bogus filings in what is meant to be an open, public, process. Multichannel News story

> With two major sporting events, Super Bowl LII and the 2018 Winter Olympics, happening in February, the national TV ad market got a big boost, according to Standard Media Index. FierceVideo story

> ComScore net losses deepened in 2017 as operational expenses continued to well outpace revenues, the company revealed in a new regulatory filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. FierceVideo story

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> Frontier and workers represented by the Communications Workers of America have reached a new contract agreement, ending a three-week strike in West Virginia and Ashburn, Virginia. FierceTelecom story

> President Trump signed a $1.3 trillion budget bill late last week that includes several provisions that will impact the telecom industry, including new funds for rural broadband deployment, plans that will smooth the way for future spectrum auctions, and opportunities for the FCC to allocate more spectrum for commercial use. The bill has received mostly positive responses from top telecom bodies and trade organizations. FierceWireless story

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