News of Note—FuboTV, Layer3 kick it up for World Cup, more

News of note
(Pixabay)

Here is some of the other news we've been tracking today:

> According to Parks Associates, nearly 40% of U.S. broadband households now have at least two OTT video service subscriptions. FierceVideo story

> Layer3 TV, the Denver-based MVPD, will be among a select group of pay TV providers that will offer Fox Sports’ live coverage of the 2018 World Cup tournament in 4K. Multichannel News story

> FuboTV, the sports-focused OTT TV service, said it is introducing a new home page with new discovery features ahead of World Cup 2018, the global soccer tourney that kicks off this Thursday (June 14) when Russia takes on Saudi Arabia in group action. Multichannel News story

> CBS and National Amusements appear to have ironed out the details for the upcoming court battle over the broadcasters’ move to dilute NAI’s control over its voting shares. FierceVideo story

> If Senior United States District Judge Richard Leon approves AT&T’s purchase of Time Warner today, analysts and investors are likely to read it as a positive sign for the proposed merger of T-Mobile and Sprint. FierceWireless story

Suggested Articles

NCTC and Imagine Communications are working together on ad tech for broadcasters, content owners, MVPDs and virtual MVPDs.

Thanks to some recent data drops from Google and Disney, the scope of the virtual MVPD market in the U.S. is coming into sharper focus.

Sinclair’s new regional sports network with exclusive TV access to the Chicago Cubs has slid into a distribution deal with Hulu + Live TV.