News of Note—Vimeo joins OMedia; Adtran takes lead of the Broadband Forum and more

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Adtran has taken a leadership role in the development of the Broadband Forum's new application-level testing initiative. (Pixabay)

> Video platform Vimeo is the newest promoter member of the Alliance for Open Media (AOMedia), an organization pushing the development and implementation of video codec AV1. FierceVideo article

> Verizon CTO Hans Vestberg kicked off the MoffettNathanson Media & Communications Summit this morning with an in-depth discussion of Verizon's network plans. He described Verizon's network development as one in which "basically everything from the data center up to the access is the same equipment … it's a huge transformation.” FierceWireless article

> Adtran has taken a leadership role in the development of the Broadband Forum's new application-level testing initiative. ReleaseFierceTelecom article 

> Only weeks after the Trump Administration's Commerce Department accused ZTE of violating the terms of a settlement agreement and hit it with an export sanction, the president now says Commerce has been directed to help the Chinese telecom tech company. Multichannel News article

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