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Comcast’s Dave Watson Not Counting Video Out

Comcast Cable CEO Dave Watson was all about broadband during his Deutsche Bank investor conference appearance Tuesday, but he’s not counting video out.

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Twitter Rolls Out ‘Twttr’ Test Platform

Twitter is calling on its community to help it build new features through a test platform.

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Memorial Fund Established for Pam Ford

Many in the industry were saddened to learn of the death of longtime NCTA staffer Pam Ford last fall. A memorial fund has been set up in her honor to assist with NAMIC’s L. Patrick Mellon Mentorship Program, Executive Leadership Development Program as well as general funds for the association.

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Don Mathison Passes Away

Cable Pioneer Don Mathison passed away Thursday. A well-known industry vet, Mathison’s career included stints at Times Mirror, Media General, Group W Cable and Warner Communications. As a hobby, he spent time as a part-time faculty member teaching broadband communications at George Mason Univ. Mathison is the CEO and founder of consultancy Broadband Solutions Group.

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Hulu’s Future Uncertain Ahead of Disney-Fox Deal

The closing any day now of the Disney-Fox deal will make Disney the majority owner of Hulu even as it launches other streaming services.

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Entertainment Studios Launching The Weather Channel en Español

Byron Allen’s Entertainment Studios will launch the first Spanish language weather streaming service: The Weather Channel en Español in the 1Q 2020.

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EPIX Debuts Streaming Service

EPIX is the latest to hop into the streaming game, with the launch of EPIX NOW, the net’s new DTC offering.

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Verizon Launches Citizen-Based Initiative for 5G Deployment

Verizon’s latest effort to push 5G into the mainstream is the “Let’s 5G” initiative, which encourages citizens to reach out to local leaders and advocate for deployment.

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