News of Note—Kodi, Google, CBS, Starry, CenturyLink and more

News of note
CBS is preparing to make an initial marriage proposal to Viacom over the next few days. (Pixabay)

> Continuing its push to distance itself from the words and devices behind them associated with copyright infringement, Google has banned the term "Kodi" from its search engine’s autocomplete feature—making it just that much harder for people to access the site. FierceVideo article

>  The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday approved an application by Elon Musk's SpaceX, allowing the aerospace company to provide broadband services using satellites in the U.S. and worldwide. CNBC article

> CBS is preparing to make an initial marriage proposal to Viacom over the next few days, several months after the two companies formed a special committee to explore a deal—and 12 years after they filed for divorce. FierceVideo article

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> Starry’s 802.11ax-based fixed wireless service is more economically effective than a fixed wireless service based on the 5G standard, according to Wall Street research firm Oppenheimer. FierceWireless article

> CenturyLink has asked the FCC for permission to shut down its Call Event and Management Signaling Service, citing a lack of customers. FierceTelecom article

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