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Report: Comcast may acquire Visible World, boost advanced ad portfolio

Comcast is in negotiations to acquire TV ad tech company Visible World, according to the Wall Street Journal, citing unnamed individuals familiar with the talks.

Title II regulation will actually help Comcast-TWC merger chances, analysts say

While the "over-under" in recent weeks seems to have tilted against regulatory approval of the proposed Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger, a new wave of analyst comments compiled by Bloomberg seems to suggest that tighter, Title II-oriented reform of Internet regulation might actually help the deal's prospects.

MaxLinear acquires Entropic for $287M

MaxLinear Inc., a provider of set-top box circuitry to the pay-TV market, has acquired Entropic Communications, a maker of semiconductor solutions for the connected home.

StreamNation acquires PictureLife, shifting toward one-stop shop for streaming media storage

Cloud storage and stream-back provider StreamNation has acquired PictureLife, a New York-based startup specializing in online photo storage, for an undisclosed amount.

TE Connectivity sells network gear biz to CommScope for $3B

TE Connectivity confirmed that it has agreed to sell its telecom and data equipment business to CommScope for $3 billion. After meeting customary financing, regulatory approvals and other customary closing conditions, CommScope expects to close the transaction by the end of 2015. FierceTelecom has a complete report here.

Imagine adds dynamic ad insertion capabilities with RGB Networks acquisition

Imagine Communications is adding a dynamic ad insertion component to its online video infrastructure portfolio, acquiring RGB Networks for an undisclosed amount. Terms of the purchase, which was announced at Imagine's Global Sales Summit on Monday, were not announced. FierceOnlineVideo has a full overview of this story here.

Imagine buys RGB Networks, adding dynamic ad insertion to OTT, TV Everywhere offerings

Imagine Communications is adding a dynamic ad insertion component to its online video infrastructure portfolio, acquiring RGB Networks for an undisclosed amount.

AT&T pondering name change for DirecTV post-purchase

AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson says AT&T is currently reviewing a major branding change for DirecTV, as federal regulators finish off their own review of the telco's purchase of the pay-TV operator.

Synacor acquires live TV streaming service NimbleTV

TV Everywhere tech company Synacor has acquired streaming startup NimbleTV for an undisclosed sum.

Comcast-backed Pennsylvania senators lobby FCC for merger approval

Comcast has received a little home-cooked, bipartisan support from two of its biggest political beneficiaries, with Pennsylvania Senators Bob Casey and Pat Toomey writing letters to the FCC urging the commission to approve the conglomerate's proposed $45 billion purchase of Time Warner Cable.