Digital Daily Dozen 2/16/17

Facebook is taking on LinkedIn by letting businesses post job listings

Starting Friday, US businesses on Facebook will be able to post open job listings natively to their pages and in the News Feed.  –Business Insider


Verizon could shave up to $350 million off its Yahoo deal and shift liability for future breaches

According to sources close to the situation, the price for the Yahoo deal could total up to $350 million lower than the $4.8 billion that Verizon originally was going to pay for the internet giant. –Recode


TiVo-Rovi Integration ‘On Track,’ CEO Says

Says company exceeded ‘synergy targets’ in Q4, still trying to work a deal with Comcast.  –B&C


Sources: No Timeline for Reversing FCC Privacy Framework

House and Senate Republicans continue to talk about invalidating the FCC’s broadband privacy framework, but there is as yet no agreement on action to do so.  –B&C


NCTA Backs PEG Petition for Captioning Waiver

Cable operators want the FCC to clarify that there is no closed captioning registration or compliance certification obligations on individual MVPD programmers.  –B&C


Rural Broadband, Restoring FCC to 5 Members Top Walden’s Agenda

House Commerce chair to seek legislative action on Open Internet, cybersecurity coordination.  –Multi Channel News


DirecTV, ESPN Wrap National Rollout of Set-Top Box App

Hybrid interface for broadband-connected boxes supports ESPN’s live, VOD content.  –MCN


CBS Has New Distribution Deals With Verizon And Hulu

CBS has new distribution deals that will enable it to reach audiences served by Verizon FiOS and Hulu’s upcoming live streaming service, CEO Les Moonves told analysts today as he kicked off his quarterly earnings call — still underway.  –Deadline


Unease Builds at Media Firms Over Digital Strategies, Succession Matters

The year has gotten off to a good start financially for Big Media. Stock prices have been on the upswing, and earnings reports released during the past two weeks have been generally strong.  –Variety


Old-School Media Is Pulling Way More Viewers Than You Think

THERE IS A term for news organizations that predate the internet—legacy media—and you may have heard they’re dying. But in researching who was watching and reading what at the end of 2016, one thing became clear: Some of the oldest voices in the news are still the biggest.  –Wired


AT&T LTE-M Internet of Things Network to Be Nationwide by 2Q

AT&T said its LTE-M Internet of Things (IoT) network will be available nationwide by the end of second quarter. That’s ahead of schedule, the company said. The news follows successful testing with a pilot network launched in California in October.  –Telecompetitor


Fixed Wireless Forecast Calls for 30% Annual Growth, 151 Million Connections by 2022

Momentum in fixed wireless is strong and will only accelerate with 5G, leading to a fixed wireless forecast of 151 million connections by 2022. ABI Research predicts a 30% compound annual growth rate (CAGR) to achieve this forecast.  –Telecompetitor



The Digital Daily Dozen is distributed weekdays (usually) by Dom Caristi or Heather Vaughn as a service of the BSU Digital Policy Institute. The articles are culled from various e-newsletters. The content is not original – only their compilation in this mailing is. ________________________________________________________________