News of Note—Federated Wireless, FCC, NBC, NFL, more

News of note

> The FCC released a report claiming that its recent decisions, including the one to roll back net neutrality rules, have spurred competition and investment. Report

> Federated Wireless, which counts Charter Communications and Comcast as clients, said it will accelerate deployment of Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CBRS)-based platforms. Multichannel News story

> Despite NBC’s numbers touting the improvement of the NFL playoffs this season, the Super Bowl still fell short of the viewership totals set by last year’s big game. FierceVideo story

The Pay TV Show

The new meeting ground for video programming distributors!

At The Pay TV Show, taking place May 14-16 in Denver, we'll look at the innovative technologies, strategies, and business models that cable, telecom, tech, and media companies are using to compete in what has become a very disrupted marketplace.

> Advanced TV will help push the local video advertising market from $32.6 billion this year to $37.1 billion by 2022, according to BIA/Kelsey's new report. FierceVideo story

> The OPNFV Project  has introduced the OPNFV Verified Program (OVP) with an eye toward simplifying adoption of commercial NFV products. FierceTelecom story