News of Note—Comcast, Mediacom, Cable One and more

News of note

> Veteran utility executive Peter N. Witty will join Cable One as senior VP and general counsel. Release

> Mediacom has sold about 8 acres of property in Jacksonville, Illinois, to CTI Towers as a part of a larger package of all of the cable company’s towers. Journal-Courier article

> Comcast said 76% of homes on its X1 platform watched some type of programming tied to the Olympic Winter Games in South Korea, compared to 65% of households nationally. Multichannel News article

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> A+E Networks confirmed today that President and CEO Nancy Dubuc is leaving the company in April. She’ll be replaced in the interim by former A+E CEO Abbe Raven. FierceVideo article

> Speaking at SXSW, Apple senior vice president Eddy Cue mostly maintained his company’s current strategy of not discussing distribution but did offer one clue about the upcoming service. According to 9to5Mac, he said that there will be a “surprise” technology angle to Apple’s video service. FierceVideo article