AMC possible acquisition bait; Rentrak names Brent Rosenthal next chairman

Cable industry news from across the Web:

> Cablevision Systems spin-off AMC Networks could be a takeover target for another cable operator or programmer. Article

> Media measurement service Rentrak has named Brent Rosenthal to succeed Paul Rosenbaum as non-executive chairman. Release

> The FCC says Comcast discriminated against the Tennis Channel by not adding it to its sports programming tier. Article

> Time Warner Cable has named Michael Roudi senior vice president, mobile services. Release

And finally... European incumbents are wrestling with how to maintain profits while building faster broadband, with one proposal being that they charge content providers for using their networks. That may sound familiar to U.S. content providers. Article

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