News of Note—SCTE, ACA, Fox and more

News of note

Here is some of the other news we've been tracking today:

> SCTE*ISBE CEO Mark Dzuban and Board Chairman Bill Warga will address the NCTC Winter Educational Conference on February 12 in San Antonio, Texas. Press release

> Robert Wieand, a senior executive of Service Electric Cablevision, has been named treasurer of the American Cable Association. Press release

> Fox Broadcasting has reportedly beat out NBC and CBS for TV rights to NFL’s Thursday Night Football by upping the price paid for the previous two seasons. FierceVideo story

> Webpass, the fixed wireless provider that Google purchased in 2016 and put under its Google Fiber business, has shuttered operations in Boston. Webpass now offers fixed wireless services in seven remaining markets: Chicago, Denver, Miami, Oakland/East Bay, San Diego, San Francisco and Seattle. FierceVideo story

> Zayo has reached a deal to acquire Neutral Path Communications and Near North Partners for $31.5 million, marking the latest in a string of tuck-in acquisitions the service provider has made of regional fiber operators. FierceTelecom story

> VRV, an SVOD service that aggregates streaming channels and content, is adding Amazon Fire TV and Android TV to its services’ list of compatible devices. FierceVideo story

Suggested Articles

Comcast, Charter and ViacomCBS today announced that they will all take equal ownership of Blockgraph.

Cord cutting will get worse for cable companies. But the financial impact for those same companies will be limited.

Comcast reached a distribution agreement with HBO Max and will offer the service for no extra charge to its existing HBO subscribers.