Netflix probably isn’t coming to set-top boxes any time soon—at least not Comcast’s boxes, said Comcast Cable pres/CEO Neil Smit. “Our customers can receive Netflix in a number of ways, so it’s not really a high priority for us,” Smit said during the company’s 3Q earnings call Wed. More on OTT and Comcast’s 3Q financials.

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CableLabs completed development of the DOCSIS 3.1 specification, which supports up to 10 Gbps down and 1 Gbps upstream.
House Commerce’s telecom subcmte’s hearing on 5 Ghz spectrum, which was postponed because of the government shutdown, has been rescheduled.

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With Sinclair on a mission to shore up a DTC streaming service, the company said it has reached a multi-year renewal with the NHL that includes the right for Bally Sports RSNs to stream live games on an

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