Arris puts its name on NASCAR; Comcast, TWC, Cox get FCC approval to change Wi-Fi frequencies

More cable news from around the Web.

> Comcast, Time Warner Cable and Cox Communications have received FCC approval to switch the frequency of their outdoor Wi-Fi access points from a portion of the unlicensed band now in common use to another nearby frequency. Story

> Rural Media Group, parent of RFD-TV, is consolidating its operations in Nashville, Tenn. and will close its Omaha, Neb. offices. Story

> HBO's Game of Thrones is the most pirated show on cable television, with a research firm touting nearly 299 million recent downloads. Story

> The Sinclair Broadcast Group has announced the  launch of a new original content unit. Story

>The Al Jazeera America television network is rejecting claims it owes former Vice President Al Gore and his business partner $65 million as part of the Current TV purchase. Story

And finally … Pay-TV set-top giant Arris has joined NASCAR's Joe Gibbs Racing as a sponsor, backing Carl Edwards in the NASCAR Sprint Series and Daniel Suarez in the Nationwide Series and Camping World Truck Series. Press release

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