Analyst predicts Netflix will spend extra $1.5B on content in 2015; Cox extends all-digital rollout

More cable news from around the Internet:

> Evercore ISA analyst Ken Sena downgraded Netflix to "sell" from "hold," predicting new competitors will force the SVOD service to spend an additional $1.5 billion on content this years. Story

> The FCC has set a March 24 date to conduct a second meeting for the committee tasked with creating a successor to the CableCARD. Story

> The FCC has conceded that its new net neutrality rules will in fact allow it to regulate what Internet service providers charge. Story

> Verizon has agreed to pay $3.4 million to settle a complaint about an April 2014 outage that resulted in 750,000 northern California residents being unable to access 911 emergency services. Story

> FCC Inspector General David Hunt is looking into whether the Obama administration improperly influenced the agency's development of the net neutrality rules, according to reports. Story

> Cox Communications' all-digital transition has reached systems covering Rhode Island and Tulsa, Okla. Story

And finally … Sanford Bernstein media analyst Todd Juenger recently conducted a focus group with would-be cord-cutters and found many of them reluctant to actually make the decision to end pay-TV service. Story

Suggested Articles

YouTube TV’s price hike gives cable operators breathing room to run the next big TV race, which will be fought and won on the TV UX battleground.

Charter Communications said it will add five “Latino targeted TV networks” to its Spectrum TV lineup.

Among pay TV subscribers and broadband-only subscribers, YouTube and Netflix were among the favorite services featured in makeshift video bundles.