NCTA CEO Michael Powell made it clear to us that the trade group will be involved in upcoming retrans reform talk. “We have not always played on this, but I don’t think it’s right to say we’re off the field on this issue or we won’t participate in it in limited ways that our membership is comfortable with," Powell said. Read on for more with our interview.

More top stories in today’s CableFAX Daily:

Multiple reports have Charter prepping an offer this week of less than $135/share in cash and stock to buy Time Warner Cable.
With Time Warner Cable set to drop NBCU-owned New England Cable News at the end of the year, MA lawmakers are pressuring the MSO to keep the Boston-based net on its systems. Here’s what they had to say.

Verizon FiOS TV subs now can watch another network on its mobile app. Read on for details.

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RDOF Broadband Projects Taking Shape, Questions Remain

Broadband providers winning support in Phase 1 of the RDOF auction have years to complete those projects, but work is already getting underway.

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