Analyst Greenfield wants back into Magic Kingdom; AT&T challenges Verizon for Yahoo

More cable news from across the web:

> BTIG Research analyst Richard Greenfield has called on Disney investors to pressure the company into giving him back access to corporate events and filings, which he says he's been shut out from since downgrading Disney stock in December. Multichannel News story

> Already the owner of Poland's largest cable company, UPC, Liberty Global is in talks to buy UPC's rival, Multimedia. Reuters story

> Cable One has deployed 1-gig services in Fargo, N.D. CED Magazine story

> Comcast is partnering with Halcyon to integrate a $375 million, mixed-use residential community in Forsyth County, Ga. with 1-gig broadband service. CED Magazine story

Telecom News

> Pennsylvania's Public-Private Partnership (P3) board has given its thumbs up for a Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission project to install a fiber cable along the state's 550-mile turnpike and extensions to provide capacity for the commission, the state department of transportation (PennDOT), and carriers that need wholesale capacity. Article

> Service providers' ongoing deployments of 100 Gigabit Ethernet (GE) helped drive up the service provider (SP) core routing segment 14 percent year-over-year during the first quarter -- the fifth consecutive quarter of year-over-year growth. Dell'Oro Group said that all of the major core router vendors saw 100 GE port shipments more than double over the first quarter of 2015. Article

Wireless News

> AT&T appears to be giving Verizon a run for its money in the Yahoo sweepstakes. Reuters reported this week that the nation's two largest mobile network operators are positioned to be on "a new shortlist of bidders" for Yahoo's core internet assets following a second round of offers. Verizon, which has widely been viewed as the most likely suitor, submitted an offer "at the low end of those received," Reuters said, lifting the prospects of other bidders. Article

> Apple's annual Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) often focuses on hardware as the company uses its spotlight to showcase its latest new gadgets. But this year's event, which kicks off Monday, will almost surely center on software and services. Article

And finally… Embattled Viacom chief executive Philippe Dauman said he's moving forward with plans to sell a 49 percent stake in Paramount Pictures, despite objections from controlling shareholder Sumner Redstone. New York Post story

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