News of Note—Facebook locking in Fox News and CNN video exclusives; Altice revamping sports offer

News of note
AT&T won't take its speed-throttling case against the Federal Trade Commission to court. (Pixabay)

> Altice is revamping its sports offer with the launch of RMC Sport. It's replacing the current Sport SFR brand with that of RMC (Radio Monte Carlo) for a new TV bouquet. Broadband TV News story

> Streaming TV service Philo is adding Cheddar Big News, PeopleTV and Tastemade to its base level $16-per-month package. FierceVideo story

> Cheddar is acquiring Viacom’s MTV Networks on Campus, the distribution platform for Viacom’s campus-based service MTVU, and using it to broadcast its newest channel, CheddarU. FierceVideo story

> AT&T said it will not take its speed-throttling case against the Federal Trade Commission to the Supreme Court and will instead look to resolve the issue in negotiations with the FTC. FierceWireless story

> Facebook is reportedly close to announcing a series of partnerships with news outlets including Fox News and CNN for exclusive news programs on its Watch platform. FierceVideo story

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