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AT&T* U-verse TV® customers will be the first TV viewers in the U.S. to  watch the latest extreme and action sports from Latin America with today’s launch of PX TV, distributed worldwide by Alterna’TV. Programming on the Spanish-language channel features live event coverage, original shows and packaged series. Action sports…

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Time Warner Cable said it has started an all-digital upgrade in the Kansas City area that will clear out room for faster broadband speeds and pave the way for an “enhanced” multi-room DVR that will help the MSO do battle with Google Fiber, which is matching its 1-Gig broadband offering…

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Elemental Technologies has notched a deal to support the live simulcast of Pac-12 Networks’ TV Everywhere service as well as the video processing for the group’s YouTube-powered international subscription streaming service, which reaches more than 30 countries.    Elemental is taking on that role as Pac-12 Networks delivers live coverage…

Tuesday, Jan 13, 2015
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As promised, the FCC's informal 180-day shot clock on the Comcast/Time Warner Cable merger is running again —it's now on day 105. Earlier in the day the clock was still stopped at day 104, which dated from Dec. 22, when the FCC stopped the clock for the second time, so…

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Cox Communications and Time Warner Cable each rose in Netflix’s ISP Speed Index for December 2014, publishing results from what is historically the OTT service’s heaviest streaming month. Among major U.S. ISPs, Cox, with an average Netflix streaming speed of 3.21 Mbps, rose one spot, to No. 5, while TWC…

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Count the Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) among the groups that want to bend the ear of the Federal Communications Commissions as the current set-top integration ban gets set to expire this December and the Commission pushes ahead on new CableCARD rules.    During a briefing here last week at…

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Gray TV stations in Florida, Nebraska and Kansas returned to Cox Communications subscribers in those areas Sunday afternoon. "Cox Communications has reached an agreement with Gray TV for retransmission consent of their channels to our lineup,” Cox said in a statement. “We regret the recent disruption in service and appreciate…

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REVOLT CEO Keith Clinkscales announced a new distribution partnership agreement with the National Cable Television Cooperative (NCTC), the not-for-profit cooperative representing independent cable system providers with nearly 1,000 member companies throughout the U.S. and its territories. The multi-platform carriage deal provides that REVOLT, the multi-platform, multi-genre music network founded by…

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A bipartisan group of House members has reintroduced a bill that would make permanent the Internet Tax Freedom Act (ITFA), which prevents state and local taxes on Internet access in all but a handful of grandfathered jurisdictions. Teaming up on the new permanent incarnation of ITFA, which passed the House…

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Sling TV, Dish Network’s new OTT pay-TV service for cord-cutters and cord-haters, came away with top honors at this week’s International CES, winning the Best of CES awards program. Sling TV also won in the awards program’s Best Home Theater Product and Best Software categories. Dish introduced Sling TV on…