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Time Warner Cable ready to offer up Fan TV

About a year after its launch, Fan TV has snared a big cable operator to push out its live TV and streaming content service--at least for the time being. Time Warner Cable said that it will launch Fan TV to its video subscribers starting in the second quarter of this year. As with all things TWC, however, that could be subject to change if and when Comcast acquires the nation's second biggest MSO for $45.2 billion.

Bright House, DirecTV top Temkin customer experience rankings

Bright House Networks and DirecTV were the top two pay TV distributors in Temkin Group's annual customer service rankings, while Comcast and Charter Communications received the lowest ratings in the sector.

Cox signs last-minute retrans contract with LIN Media

LIN Media said late Friday that it signed a retransmission-consent deal with Cox Communications, minutes before its contract was set to expire.

Liberty Global buys stake in RDK Management

John Malone's Liberty Global has bought an equity stake in RDK Management, the joint venture Comcast and Time Warner Cable launched last summer to license software that can power subscription video delivered through IP video devices and hybrid set-tops.

Cox targeting businesses nationwide with Essential Cloud service

Cox Communications said Thursday that it is not only targeting businesses within its cable footprint with a new cloud-based service, but that its Essential Cloud suite of applications is available nationwide.

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.

Cox to shutter 12 call centers, eliminate 436 jobs

Cox Communications said Thursday that it will shutter 12 call centers nationwide and consolidate its customer service operations at facilities in seven locations.

Google Fiber explores expansion to Atlanta, Charlotte, Nashville, Phoenix, San Antonio, San Jose

Google is exploring plans to expand its Google Fiber wideband Internet and pay TV service to 34 additional cities, including Atlanta, Phoenix, Charlotte, San Antonio, San Jose, Calif., and Nashville, Tenn.

Cox hikes fees on programming and equipment in Hampton Roads, Va.

Cox Communications hasn't raised subscription fees on its Hampton Roads, Va., system, where it competes with Verizon's FiOS TV, in two years. But following rate hikes last year on FiOS programming packages and equipment, Cox said it'll hit subscribers in Hampton Roads with several price increases on March 1.

Cable One selling broadband wireless spectrum to AT&T

AT&T wants to buy advanced wireless spectrum (AWS) from Phoenix, Ariz.-based cable MSO Cable One that it could use to expand its LTE network, according to an FCC notice.