News of Note—Netflix gets foreign foe, CenturyLink's SD-WAN revs spike 45%

News of note
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> As U.S. SVODs like Amazon and Netflix continue to gain footholds abroad, a group of U.K.-based broadcasters are reportedly teaming up to fight off the invasion. FierceVideo article

> Ahead of its member event hosted by principal member Viacom in New York City this week, the Streaming Video Alliance welcomed Google to its ranks. FierceVideo article

> While CenturyLink's SD-WAN revenue increased by 45% in the first quarter, MPLS remained a much bigger cash cow. FierceTelecom article

> Disney is launching a new advertising product called Luminate that is offering marketers data-based targeting for ads across Disney’s brands including ABC, ESPN, Freeform and the Disney Channels. FierceVideo article

> Telemundo reached several digital platform partnerships as it looks to reach its target Hispanic viewers across all media platforms, the Spanish language broadcast network said Thursday. Multichannel News article