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Carriage talks between Comcast and Discovery peacefully continue … as Shark Week approaches

Carriage renewal negotiations between Comcast and Discovery Networks are reportedly progressing at a peaceful, productive pace, belying earlier speculation that the two sides might dig in for a protracted stalemate.

Meet the big winners in pay-TV industry's executive compensation

Despite all the talk about competition from over-the-top and consumers' increasing desire to cut the cord, 2014 was a pretty good year for pay-TV executives.  FierceCable  created a list of the highest-paid executives in the cable and pay-TV industry.  Special report

AT&T incites broadband challenge against Comcast with Miami-area 1 Gbps launch

AT&T has made the southeast Florida cities of Fort Lauderdale, Hialeah, Hollywood, Miami and surrounding communities the next targets for its 1 Gbps FTTP service, putting it in direct competition with Comcast which will offer an even higher speed 2 Gbps service.

Meet the highest-paid execs in the pay-TV industry

For all of their fears of the threats posed by over-the-top players, the top executives in the pay-TV industry aren't doing too bad for themselves. Our sister publication  FierceCable  has a roundup of the highest-paid executives in the cable and pay-TV industry.  Special report

TWC's Marcus and Comcast's Roberts top the 8 highest paid CEOs in pay-TV

Who are the highest paid CEOs in the pay-TV industry? Now that the nation's top publicly traded pay-TV companies have all reported their CEO salaries to the Securities and Exchange Commission, FierceCable  has compiled its annual list.

The 8 highest paid CEOs in pay-TV in 2014

The nation's top publicly traded pay-TV companies have all reported their CEO salaries to the Securities and Exchange Commission, and  FierceCable  has collected all the data in one place. Below are the salary and compensation rates of the top eight highest paid CEOs among publicly traded cable, satellite and IPTV service providers.

Charter says it will 'go further' than net neutrality for merger approval

Attempting to differentiate its merger goals in the eyes of federal regulators, Charter Communications says it will "go further" than the FCC's recently adopted net neutrality order by not imposing data caps or any other usage-based pricing.

Canada's Shaw dumps IPTV plans, will license Comcast's X1 platform instead

Canada's Shaw Communications has given up on plans to launch an IPTV-based video service and will instead license a white-label version of Comcast's X1 platform.

Comcast to deliver EA games through X1, report says

Comcast will soon begin streaming EA games to its X1 subscribers, according to DSLReports, which cites an inside source. "The service is in testing now and is slated to roll to a subscriber beta to 100,000 random customers on July 30," the source told the blog.

AT&T enhances challenge against Comcast by lighting 1 Gbps service in Chicago

AT&Tis laying further challenge to Comcast's emerging presence in the gigabit fiber-to-the-premises race by officially launching its 1 Gbps U-verse with GigaPower service in Chicago.