Steve Donohue

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CenturyLink names TWC veteran Irvin VP of sales for Business Solutions Group

CenturyLink has recruited former Time Warner Cable executive Vernon Irvin, naming him VP of sales for its Business Solutions Group.

AOL selling linear TV ads through Adap.TV's Audience Path

AOL Networks is beginning to pitch linear TV ads to media buyers, using technology that it picked up with the acquisition of ad network Adap.TV last year.

NCTA signs CEO Powell to 3-year contract extension

The National Cable & Telecommunications Association signed a contract extension with Michael Powell which will keep the former FCC chairman at the helm of the industry's top lobbying group through 2017, an NCTA spokesperson confirmed.

Cisco, CableLabs build IPTV Innovations Lab

CableLabs has opened an IPTV Innovations Lab at its headquarters in Colorado which could be used by members such as Comcast, Time Warner Cable and Charter Communications to develop pay-TV products that could be delivered on an all-IP platform.

Comcast expands Xfinity On Campus rollout to Newton, Mass.

Comcast has launched its Xfinity On Campus service at Lasell College, a small school in Newton, Mass., according to a Web site it has created for the IPTV product.

Maffei: Liberty would eye options if Comcast fails to close TWC deal

The CEO of Charter Communications investor Liberty Media suggested Friday that the company could consider the option of making another run at acquiring Time Warner Cable if Comcast fails to close its merger agreement.

Comcast preps Internet Essentials progress report

Comcast said it plans to release a progress report on March 4 for its Internet Essentials program, the $9.95 monthly Internet tier that it offers to low-income homes within its footprint.

Infonetics: CCAP shipments jumped 192% in Q4

The fourth quarter saw hardware vendors such as Cisco, Arris and Casa Systems ship a record amount of CCAP (Converged Cable Access Platform) gear, with CCAP channel shipments jumping by 192 percent compared to the third quarter of 2013, according to a report from Infonetics.

Discovery restructures leadership team at U.S. networks

Discovery Communications is realigning the leadership team at its U.S. networks division, announcing that Eileen O'Neill will oversee Discovery Channel, Science Channel and Velocity Channel.

Turner expands March Madness Live app to Windows Store

Turner Sports said Thursday that it'll launch an app for its NCAA March Madness Live coverage on Microsoft's Windows Store.