News of Note—Dish, Zone TV, HBO Now, AT&T and more

News of note

> Dish Network has purchased Parkifi, a start-up that sells IoT-based parking spot sensors. Multichannel News story

> Zone TV said its PlayKids SVOD platform is now integrated into Comcast’s X1 video platform. Press release

> Time Warner’s fourth-quarter revenues rose 9% amid strong performance from Turner and HBO, the latter of which saw its streaming service reportedly reach 5 million total subscribers. FierceVideo story

> AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson said that AT&T’s top priority for 2018 remains closing its proposed $85 billion merger with Time Warner. The company is preparing to fight a legal challenge from the U.S. Justice Department. FierceVideo story

> AT&T said it expects to spend up to $25 billion this year in capital expenses, a figure notably higher than most Wall Street estimates. AT&T said the increase—from around $21.6 billion in 2017—is partly due to the recently passed tax reform as well as its FirstNet efforts. FierceWireless story