News of Note—Nielsen counts YouTube TV; CBS challenges National Amusements bylaws

News of note

> Nielsen said that YouTube TV viewership at designated market levels will now be included in Nielsen Local TV audience measurement using Digital in TV Ratings. TVNewsCheck article

> Hillsboro, Oregon, is moving forward with plans to build a broadband network that can deliver gigabit speeds for $50 per month. DSLReports article

> CBS is challenging in court the corporate bylaw amendments enacted by majority owner National Amusements to prevent CBS from a stock sale that would dilute NAI’s voting shares. FierceVideo article


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> Turner’s SVOD Boomerang, a streaming iteration of its cartoon-centric cable network, is adding support for Android TV devices and a full Spanish-language experience for its users. FierceVideo article

> Verizon management is upbeat about the company’s 5G trials and the fact that the performance of equipment in the millimeter wave spectrum continues to improve. FierceWireless article

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