News of Note—Verizon, Amazon, Google, Sinclair, CenturyLink and more

News of note

> Verizon and the NBA have entered into a multiyear partnership in order to offer content including live out-of-market games via NBA League Pass, highlights, fantasy basketball and original programming. FierceVideo article

> Amazon is rolling out an update for Fire TV that features a new “On Now” row and live channel guide for Amazon Channels subscribers to get quicker access to live TV programming from providers they subscribe to. FierceVideo article

> Google has hatched a plan to build three submarine cable networks next year with an aim of getting a jump on its key competitors, Amazon Web Services and Microsoft. FierceTelecom article

> Sinclair, Nexstar Media and Univision are teaming up with American Tower to build and operate Single Frequency Network (SFN) sites with ATSC 3.0 signals within the Dallas Designated Market Area (DMA). FierceVideo article

> CenturyLink has completed the build-out of a new metro fiber loop in Greenwich, Connecticut, capping off a series of network expansions throughout the East Coast during the past year. FierceTelecom article