Now we know why Viacom doesn’t want broadcast standards to apply to cable. One of VH1’s Celebreality shows, "The Surreal Life 2" cost DC station WBDC $27,500 for an ep where porn star Ron Jeremy hosts a pool party for 20 of his semi-clothed friends. The 10-min sequence shows 20 pixilated breasts, one nude woman and lots of sexual talk. For the record, the FCC levied its largest ever fine ($3.6mln) on 111 CBS stations that aired an ep of "Without a Trace."

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Blue Ridge Brings FTTH

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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