Viacom is that much closer to severing ties to Blockbuster, having offered investors an incentive to buy shares of the sluggish video rental unit. Viacom’s 2Q results were led by double-digit revenue and op income jumps in cable nets and TV, while Blockbuster weathered a 23% drop in profit. Viacom owns 82% of Blockbuster.

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Broadband internet provider Blue Ridge Communications is updating its networks to convert to complete FTTH service in rural Pennsylvania. The build started in Westfield, PA

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