It was evident by the $3bln price that Time Warner Cable paid for Insight’s systems last year that it thought the MSO was well run. Soon-to-be CEO Rob Marcus’ appreciation for Insight was on further display Thurs with his announcement that Dinni Jain will join as COO Jan 13. Here’s more on Jain’s expertise and how he might influence TWC.

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The House passed Judiciary chmn Bob Goodlatte’s patent reform bill Thurs, and many industry organizations are happy about it.
 
A reorg at Fox Sports sees former Fox Soccer gm David Nathanson appointed to the newly created role of gm, COO of Fox Sports 1 and Fox Sports 2. Read on for more on the reorganization.
 
DISH seems to have signed up to bid in the FCC’s upcoming H Block spectrum auction.

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