News of Note—SeaChange, Layer3 TV, ESPN and more

News of note

> Technology vendor SeaChange said it has recouped $6.7 million on its investment in Layer3 TV after the startup was purchased by T-Mobile. Multichannel News article

> As part of its agreement with Marvell Technology Group, Starry Inc. said it will release a new reference design for fixed wireless broadband hardware to third-party service providers. Light Reading article

> FiberLight’s recent sale of fiber facilities to a regional cable operator raised speculation that it could sell off more of its network, but the service provider’s intent is to enhance its network capabilities in more profitable regions across its network footprint. FierceTelecom article

> Free previews aren’t a new concept for premium networks looking to pull in new subscribers, but Starz is expanding on the idea by sharing one of its new shows across social media. FierceVideo article

> Electronic Arts and the NFL are working with ESPN and Disney XD to broadcast the EA Sports Madden NFL 18 Championship Series and a new EA Sports Madden NFL Ultimate League. FierceVideo article

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