News of Note—Charter and others at SCTE, NFL on Sling TV and more

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Here are more stories we’re tracking today:

> Charter, Comcast and Cox executives are among those scheduled to speak at the upcoming SCTE Cable-Tec Expo in Denver next month. Multichannel News article

> The FCC has found that Cable One doesn’t need to carry WPRQ in Mississippi because it doesn’t provide a good enough signal. Broadcasting & Cable article

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> Dish Network’s Sling TV is offering a free TV antenna as part of an effort to help subscribers gain access to NFL games. Multichannel News article

> Apple executives are promising that the company’s new 4K-capable Apple TV will provide the “highest picture quality ever.” New York Post article

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