News of Note—Dish embraces Android TV, FCC's O'Rielly breaks campaign law and more

News of note
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> Hawaii regulators on Monday approved Hawaiian Telcom's sale to Ohio-based communication's company Cincinnati Bell. Pacific Business News story

> A+E Networks is using You.i TV and its React Native platform to extend its History TVE app to TV-connected devices. FierceVideo story

> Verizon has taken the first step toward "true" white boxes that will eventually rely on merchant silicon instead of vendor-specific ASICs. FierceTelecom story

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> Dish Network said its authenticated Dish Anywhere app has added a key platform with support for Android TV. Multichannel News story

> The Office of Special Counsel concluded that FCC commissioner Michael O’Rielly broke laws prohibiting federal employees from engaging in political activities when he lobbied for Donald Trump’s reelection at a conservative event in February. DSL Reports story

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