News of Note—Mediacom, Sling TV, Facebook and more

News of note

> Mediacom announced DOCSIS 3.1-powered 1-gig rollouts in Missouri and Kansas today. The company has now deployed 1-gig services in more than 1,000 communities. Multichannel News article

>Sling TV announced its first pay-per-view event, UFC 214, which will feature an MMA fight between Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones. Release

> Movie channel Reelz has been added to Sling TV's Hollywood Extra add-on package. Release

> Facebook, which was originally set to release original series content in June, is now targeting August. FierceBroadcasting article 

> The Streaming Video Alliance’s Open Caching Working Group has released two new technical specifications focused on open caching platforms, giving OTT and CDN providers an additional set of best practices to follow as they scale their video customer bases. FierceOnlineVideo article 

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