News of Note—Acorn TV, CBS, Harmonic and Zodiac

News of note
Zodiac, a software vendor serving video service providers, announced today that it has appointed Derek Harrar to serve as the Company’s chief executive officer, effective immediately. (Pixabay)

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> Acorn TV is now available in 30 new countries: Australia, New Zealand, India, South Africa, 10 European countries, six South American countries and 10 Caribbean countries. Release

> CBS signed a definitive agreement for the sale of its 25-acre CBS Television City property and sound stage operation with Los Angeles-based real estate developer Hackman Capital Partners for $750 million. Release

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> Harmonic announced that Hilliary Communications has deployed Harmonic’s CableOS virtualized cable access solution to upgrade to DOCSIS 3.1 and create a new 1 Gigabit service tier. Release

> Zodiac, a software vendor serving video service providers, announced today that it has appointed Derek Harrar to serve as the Company’s chief executive officer, effective immediately. Release

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