News of Note—Networks enter upfront ad talks; MaxLinear contributes to new Tablo OTA DVR and more

News of note
Led by infusions from heavyweight customers AT&T and Verizon, Lumina Networks announced today it has raised $10 million in series A financing. (Pixabay)

>  MaxLinear said that Nuvyyo Inc. has selected its MxL69x ATSC receiver (tuner and demodulator) for its new Tablo OTA DVR. Release

> WWE reportedly has some lucrative deals already in place with NBCUniversal for “Monday Night Raw” and Fox for “SmackDown,” but the company may not be done yet. FierceVideo article

> Last week, the big four U.S. broadcasters—ABC, CBS, Fox and NBC—all held their annual upfronts presentations. From the looks of things, all of them have reason to be confident moving ahead. Fierce Video article

> Led by infusions from heavyweight customers AT&T and Verizon, Lumina Networks announced today it has raised $10 million in series A financing. FierceTelecom article

> Chip Canter, the former GM of Verizon’s ad-based go90 service, has been named global chief revenue officer of Massive Interactive, a U.K.-based maker of user experience products. Multichannel News article

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