News of Note—Altice USA, Apple, BET and Sky

news of note

Here are the stories we’re following today:

> Altice USA launched Altice Gigabit fiber symmetrical internet service over its new fiber-to-the-home network, now available to residential customers in select areas of Long Island. Release

> Apple acquired two family-friendly films. Bloomberg article

> BET Networks announced the appointment of Vince Hudson as executive vice president and chief brand officer for BET, effective immediately. Release

> Sky has invested $2 million in TV technology company SDVI alongside Fox, Turner and Discovery. Deadline article