News of Note—New York regulator threatens to roll back Charter's TWC buy, more

News of note
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> A New York regulator threatened Thursday to revoke its approval of Charter Communications’ takeover of Time Warner Cable Inc., saying Charter had failed to hit goals for expanding broadband service that were a condition of the deal. The Wall Street Journal story

> Puerto Rico-based TV stations WAPA Television and WAPA Deportes were restored to DirecTV on the island after about a six-week outage, under a new multiyear agreement on retransmission consent payments signed today. Multichannel News story

> Discovery Inc. has officially selected a building in Manhattan’s Flatiron district as its new global headquarters. The company is also expanding facilities and adding jobs in Virginia. FierceVideo story

> Sony Pictures Television’s Crackle, an ad-supported video-on-demand service, is going with Nielsen Marketing Cloud for addressable ads across mobile, connected TVs, streaming boxes and game consoles. FierceVideo story

> Representatives of the Public Interest Spectrum Coalition (PISC) met this week with the wireless advisers to the three Republican FCC commissioners as part PISC’s opposition to the wireless industry’s quest for larger license sizes for the 3.5 GHz Citizens Broadband Access Services band. FierceWireless story