Last week’s events in NY offered a window into not only industry diversity efforts, but also a glimpse of what is ahead on the regulatory front. Efforts to rewrite the Cable Act will likely be driven next year by a few leaders in Congress, according to NCTA CEO Michael Powell, and politicians on both side of the aisle are focused on cybersecutiry. Comcast evp David Cohen adds his two cents about regulatory trends as well.
 
Google Fiber confirms that 180 fiberhoods throughout Kansas City will be wired. It also announced its construction schedule and additions to its channel lineup.
 
Cablevision said it would begin offering a free preview of NFL Net on Sun (9/16).
 
Bloomberg petitioned the FCC late Thurs to lift its stay of a portion of the Comcast neighborhooding order, saying it allows the MSO to delay moving Bloomberg TV to news neighborhoods in 59 systems.
 

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Pai to Leave FCC in 2021

FCC chmn Ajit Pai intends to depart the Commission on Jan 20. Pai joined the FCC in May 2012, having been appointed by then-President Barack Obama and unanimously approved by the Senate. His term was set to

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