News of Note—Viacom, Cox, Netflix, Comcast and more

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> Viacom and Comcast said they are teaming up on advanced advertising. A new long-term agreement will integrate Viacom’s targeted advertising skill and national reach with technology from Comcast’s Freewheel unit and data  on anonymized cable subscribers. Multichannel News story

> Announcing its latest top-level executive hire under new CEO Teresa Elder, WideOpenWest has named veteran Charter and Motorola technology executive Matt Bell as chief technology officer. FierceCable story

> Cox has activated the integration of YouTube on its Contour video platform. FierceCable story

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> Netflix, where shares are soaring as the company continues to exceed expectations for subscriber growth, said CEO Reed Hastings is expected to get more stock as part of his compensation package in 2018 than he received in 2017. Multichannel News story

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