Aereo sues broadcasters for messing with its auction; SVOD homes reach 41%

More cable news from around the Internet:

> Nielsen says 41 percent of U.S. homes now subscribe to SVOD services such as Netflix, up from 36 percent a year ago. Story

> Aereo has filed suit against the major broadcast networks, alleging that they illegally interfered with its bankruptcy auction last month. Story

> Univision's private-equity owners have enlisted Deutsche Bank and several other large banks to help them underwrite an IPO. Story

> Comcast told regulators that approval of its proposed merger with Time Warner Cable will enable it to extend its pro-social Internet Essentials program to disadvantaged TWC customers. Story

> On Tuesday, Sony launched Powers, the first original series for its PlayStation Network. Story

> Apple, which now has a market capitalization of $738 billion, has replaced AT&T on the Dow Jones Industrial Average. Story

And finally … Ericsson will cut 2,200 jobs in Sweden, mainly in research and development (R&D) and its supply chain, as it seeks to slash costs and boost profitability. Story

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