News of Note—Cox, Sinclair, Layer3, CBS, more

News of note

> Within hours of today’s FCC vote to authorize the ATSC 3.0 next-generation TV broadcasting standard, Sinclair and subsidiary OneMedia confirmed plans to go nationwide with the standard. FierceBroadcasting story

> CBS CEO Les Moonves admitted that, with all the potential media consolidation in the works and the scale of his company’s competitors, CBS will eventually have to pursue M&A or partnerships. FierceBroadcasting story

> Layer 3 TV has added 4K programming from the Smithsonian Channel to its bundle. Release

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> A former Cox Communications VP pleaded guilty to embezzling $2.4 million from the cable company. Atlanta Journal Constitution

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