News of Note—Comcast installation charges exposed, Cogeco's new CEO and more

News of note
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> Canada’s Cogeco appointed Philippe Jetté president and CEO effective Sept. 1. Release

> Comcast charges installation fees of as much as $90, even for existing customers simply moving equipment they’re already leasing. Ars Technica article

> Players in the pay TV industry expect to see dramatic growth in the market for addressable advertising, but the technology might not take over every single advertisement and broadcast in the space. FierceVideo article

> Richard Au, Amazon's director of prime video channels and sports in the U.S., said his company would be open to integrating its Prime Video service on pay TV platforms. FierceVideo article

> Employees of Sprint and T-Mobile probably have at least a year to wait before they learn whether their companies will merge. That's time that some of them could use to search for new jobs, if they fear that their positions will be eliminated once the merger is consummated. FierceWireless article