The 3rd quarter was a strong one for Charter, with the MSO’s overall revenue increasing 5.4% on a pro forma basis to $2.1bln and video net subscriber losses shrinking to 27K from 68K a year ago. Helping matters is the MSO’s now 1-year-old pricing and packaging plan in which 62% of legacy residential customers are enrolled. Read on for more sub metrics and analysts’ takes on Charter’s 3Q.

More top stories in today’s CableFAX Daily:

Charter continues to target the end of ’14 for completion of its all-digital migration. Get the details on devices, interfaces and guides the MSO is exploring here.
DirecTV’s 3Q results weren’t too shabby. Here’s how they played out.
ACA filed a petition asking the FCC to deny or condition Sinclair’s proposed acquisition of stations from New Age Media. Read on for the association’s argument.

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FCC Order on DISH Designated Entities

The FCC made it official Monday, releasing an order on remand finding that SNR Wireless LicenseCo and Northstar Wireless are controlled de facto by DISH and thus ineligible for the $3.3bln in AWS-3 bidding credits they sought.

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