As soon as NTL agreed to shell out $6bln for Telewest, making the UK cable industry a 1 MSO business, a new bidder arrived. A group of private-equity firms sent NTL top shareholder William Huff an $11bln offer. Huff tells the WSJ he’s not interested. The firms: Blackstone Group, Cinven Gr, BC Partners and Permira Advisors.

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Mediacom Shows Off 10G Smart Home in Iowa

Folks got a first look at what a future with 10G could look like last week at Mediacom’s 10G Smart Home in Ames, Iowa.

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