First came Verizon with a new sports package, now enter Cox. The MSO began introducing new sports programming tier Sports Pak 2 in some markets this week. The tier includes NFL Network, NFL RedZone, World Fishing Network, Outside TV and Universal Sports and costs $10/month. More details on the sports package here.

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With Vodafone in talks to sell its 45% stake in Verizon Wireless to Verizon, Macquarie’s Amy Yong suggests it may try to go after Liberty Global.
Everyone is gearing up for college football. And there’s a new TV Everywhere deal to prove it.

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DirecTV, DISH Merger Still Possible

AT&T found a way to offload a stake in its US video business, but this likely isn’t the end of the road for DirecTV. A combo with DISH is still possible.

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