Facebook video ads net $2.5M each; Content rights slow OTT push

Quick news from across the Web.

> Facebook's video ads could cost up to $2.5 million each. Story

> Content rights hamper OTT push by Sony, Intel, Google, Apple. Story

> A startup is producing news clips on Instagram Video. story

> Amazon will test more kids' TV shows online. Post

> Cable operators say OTT content offers more opportunity than risk. Press release

> Startup introduces app that tells you when TV commercials end so you can skip them. Press release

> The Young Turks Network is introducing Roku, Android and iOS apps. Press release

> LiveRail brings Deal ID support to its Video Private Exchange. Press release

Telecom News

> Level 3 begins providing data center services to MLB Advanced Media. Story

Wireless News

> AT&T has started offering home phone and Internet service on its LTE and HSPA networks. Story

And finally... Qwilt, the Redwood Shores, Calif.-based startup that makes video caching software for ISPs, has raised another $16 million, bringing its total venture capital haul to $40 million. Qwilt's Vice President of Marketing and Business Development Mark Fisher told FierceOnlineVideo the company will use the cash to boost its global sales operations and accelerate growth. Read more

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