News of Note—Frontier, Roku, Adtran, Shurz and more

News of note

> Cox Media Group’s CBS station KIRO-TV has gone dark for Frontier Communication’s Fios customers after the provider and the broadcaster were unable to reach terms on a new deal. FierceVideo article

> Roku is making Scott Rosenberg the general manager of its platform business beginning in January 2018. Rosenberg was already running the company’s advertising business and will now also lead content distribution as well. FierceVideo article

> Adtran issued a challenging fourth-quarter outlook due to a pending acquisition and tighter spending at one of its large Tier-1 telco customers. FierceTelecom article

> Burlington Telecom’s sale saga took another turn this week as the city council approved a deal with Indiana-based Schurz Communications to take over the troubled Vermont-based service provider. FierceTelecom article

> After months of heated competition to provide wireless services to the nation’s first responders, FirstNet and AT&T ended up signing all 50 states. FierceWireless article

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