News of Note—Liberty, Comcast Spectator, Frontier and more

News of note
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> Liberty Interactive has renamed itself Qurate Retail Group. The Independent story

> Sinclair Broadcast Group is partnering with audience data platform Tru Optik and ad software company ZypMedia to offer an OTT marketplace for local advertisers. FierceVideo story

> Zone TV said Lion Mountain TV, an SVOD service focused on African wildlife and adventure programming, is now available via Comcast’s X1 platform. Multichannel News story

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> Comcast’s Spectator division will spend $250 million to renovate the 22-year-old Wells Fargo Center. Philadelphia Inquirer story

> Frontier workers represented by the Communications Workers of America have gone on strike after not being able to reach what they say is a fair agreement with the telco. FierceTelecom story

> DVB has set new terms of reference for the new DVB CM-I group for DVB-I (Internet) and will look into the commercial requirements for standalone linear TV services over broadband Internet. FierceVideo story

> While the FCC mulls changes mostly to the licensed portion of the 3.5 GHz Citizens Broadband Radio Services band, some operators are looking to use the General Authorized Access unlicensed portion of the band, which is expected to be made available before the Priority Access Licenses that are of so much interest to wireless operators. FierceWireless story