News of Note—ESPN, CenturyLink, AT&T

news of note

> At the same time the Floyd Mayweather-Connor McGregor boxing match was setting pay-per-view records, ESPN and Top Rank Boxing were forging a milestone deal to return the sport to linear TV and OTT streaming. FierceBroadcasting story

> CenturyLink is giving businesses the option to migrate to a hybrid cloud environment that balances public cloud agility with the security and dedicated infrastructure of a private offering with its DCC (Dedicated Cloud Compute) Foundation. FierceTelecom story 

> AT&T has made a request to shut down three of its legacy Ethernet services, citing weak interest and the migration of customers to its newer, dedicated service lines. FierceTelecom story 

FREE DAILY NEWSLETTER

Like this story? Subscribe to FierceVideo!

The Video industry is an ever-changing world where big ideas come along daily. Cable, Media and Entertainment, Telco, and Tech companies rely on FierceVideo for the latest news, trends, and analysis on video creation and distribution, OTT delivery technologies, content licensing, and advertising strategies. Sign up today to get news and updates delivered to your inbox and read on the go.

> SNS Research estimated that the initial cost of establishing last-mile connectivity can be reduced by as much as 40% in comparison to FTTP. And on the other side of the margin model, the first estimates that service revenue associated with 5G-based FWA subscriptions will reach $1 billion by the end of 2019. FierceWireless story

Read more on

Suggested Articles

Thanks largely to a drastic video subscriber drop off at AT&T, traditional pay TV providers lost close to 2 million subscribers combined in Q3.

Pluto TV says it now has approximately 20 million monthly active users.

As cord cutting trends accelerate and new SVOD giants like Disney+ take their first steps in the world, one analyst is ready to proclaim live TV dead.