News of Note—YouTube TV, Disney, Fox, Zayo and more

News of note
The National Science Foundation (NSF) is funding researchers in Salt Lake City and New York. (Pixabay)

> YouTube TV has expanded into five additional markets in the Southeast. Uber Gizmo article

> The Walt Disney Company will be required to make a bid for European satellite operator Sky if its deal for 21st Century Fox’s assets closes before Fox can finalize its bid to buy the rest of Sky. FierceVideo article

> Matt Frost, head of strategy and partnerships for Google Chrome Media, said broad hardware support for AV1 won’t show up for about two years, but the codec will be ready for safe use with encoding and decoding video in the next few weeks. FierceVideo article


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> The National Science Foundation (NSF) is funding researchers in Salt Lake City and New York. FierceWireless article

> Zayo is gaining fiber momentum in Canada by building a dark fiber ring in the Montreal metro area to accommodate a new cloud provider anchor tenant. FierceTelecom article

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