NAB sues FCC over shared agreements; Building a better Internet

Online video news from across the Web:

> NAB filed suit against the FCC over its public notice that said it will now scrutinize shared service agreements between TV stations, in the wake of its joint service agreements rulemaking. Article

> Can we build a better Internet? GigaOM looks at the possibilities. Article

> Dish Network's online video service, which reportedly offers a slimmed-down number of cable channels and Disney content, likely won't launch before year end. Article

> Freecast, which owns Rabbit TV, brought aboard Time Warner, Netscape and AOL veteran Christopher Savine as CFO. Release

> NetInsight introduced its Nimbra VA 220 video appliance solution, which includes MPEG4-AVC encoding and decoding, at ANGA Com. Article

> Ericsson completed its acquisition of Red Bee Media. Release

> Telestream will demonstrate its software-based Vantage transcoding and workflow automation products at the Techtel and the Magna Systems & Engineering booths during BroadcastAsia 2014 next month in Singapore. Release

> Online video submissions are being accepted through May 30 for the Suzuki Nine Knights free riding mountain bike competition in Livigno, Italy. Article

> OpenTV and Nagravision filed patent suits against Apple in Germany this week. Release

> Multichannel network Jukin Media has raised $1 million from a consortium of investors that includes Maker Studios and will use it to invest in technology, infrastructure and more employees. Article

> Speaking of Maker Studios, Disney closed the $500 million deal for the MCN on Monday. The company may spend as much as $450 million more on its new online video hope. Article

And finally… Re/code says the traditional TV industry is "near the top of the ramp" in terms of ad sales. As prices for 30-second ads drop, the number of ads being crammed around TV programming is growing--setting up potential for a market shift. Article

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