Harris Broadcast dumped its name in splashy style Mon, holding a media event in NYC to announce its rebrand as 2 companies: Imagine Comm and GatesAir. Imagine will offer a service called MediaCentral and SDN workflows, while GatesAir will handle the broadcast side of the business. More details on the Harris rebrand here.

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Not a good day to be a broadcaster. Both UBS and Wells Fargo Securities downgraded the sector Mon based on regulatory concerns after spending a day in DC.
 
The 17 largest cable phone providers added 2.6mln net additional HSD subs last year, with cable having 49.3mln broadband subs and telephone accounting for 35mln, according to Leichtman Research. Here’s how the top cable companies fared.
 
ESPN.com’s popular NCAA bracket challenge is back, this time with research and strategy from Nate Silver as part of the relaunch of FiveThirtyEight.

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