News of Note—Altice USA, Evolution Digital, Parks Associates and Viacom

News of note
Viacom announced the appointment of Brian Robbins as president of Nickelodeon (Pixabay)

Here are the other stories we’re following today:

> Altice USA is combining the Suddenlink (Cequel) and Optimum (Cablevision) businesses under a single credit silo. Release

> Evolution Digital unveiled its eMERGE app-based software client that integrates pay TV operators' IP video services, including live linear, VOD, pay-per-view and network DVR recordings, with OTT streaming content. Release

> Research from Parks Associates found that the top three OTT video services—Amazon Prime Video, Hulu and Netflix—maintain significant market share, with 91% of OTT subscribers getting at least one of these services. Release

> Viacom announced the appointment of Brian Robbins as president of Nickelodeon, effective immediately. Release

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