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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.

Comcast turns Olympics into X1 showcase for subscribers and fellow operators

Comcast, which is pitching MSOs like Cox Communications the idea of licensing the X1 platform for their cable systems, sees an opportunity to use the Sochi games to demonstrate how X1 could benefit other distributors. Will its strategy draw in other operators or spur competition instead?

DirecTV, Dish shop targeted ads to political media buyers

DirecTV and Dish Network struck a deal which will see the satellite TV rivals pitch targeted ads to political media buyers working on statewide campaigns.