AT&T and Univision carve out another short extension; A-Rod urges Yankees fans to drop Comcast

More cable news from across the Web:

> AT&T U-verse and Univision agreed to another 24-hour extension on their expired carriage agreement, forestalling any blackouts to Thursday. Multichannel News story

> Comcast has rebranded its M-Go transactional service as FandangoNOW. Variety story

> The lifting of a state law preventing EPB Broadband from deploying its municipal broadband services across Tennessee was reportedly shot down thanks to lobbying efforts by AT&T and Comcast. DSL Reports story

Telecom News

> Verizon is seeing another challenge to its copper retirement plans in New York City from competitive carrier Transbeam, which says its Ethernet over Copper (EoC) customers could be compromised. Article

Installer News

> Wave and Centeris have completed what is being billed as the nation's first trans-Pacific broadband data and fiber hub, combining Wave's fiber network infrastructure and Centeris's massive 86-acre data center campus near Seattle. Article

> ADDvantage Technologies Group is forming a joint venture with YKTG to share in the deconstruction work on a "major U.S. wireless provider's" cell tower sites across 13 states. Article

Online Video News

> Online video content provider mitú is leveraging its popularity with younger Latino viewers to encourage them to vote as the 2016 election approaches -- and teaming with a nonpartisan organization, Voto Latino, to build the message through a social media campaign launched at the SXSW trade show in Austin, Texas. Article

> Video compression solutions provider V-Nova is releasing its signature product, Perseus, as a software development kit (SDK) that can be integrated into third-party encoders and video players. The company said SDK availability will make it easier to deliver HD-quality video over bandwidth-constrained networks such as mobile networks. Article

Wireless News

> Morgan Stanley analyst Katy Huberty said this week that demand for the iPhone this quarter has exceeded expectations and that the expected new version could "provide an additional boost." Apple  is widely expected to unveil a four-inch iPhone at a Monday event at its Cupertino, Calif., headquarters. Article

> ZTE is in "constructive" discussions with U.S. regulators to lift export restrictions imposed last week. Article

And finally… With Comcast's banishment of Yankees RSN the Yes Network threatening to encroach into Major League Baseball's regular season, baseball star Alex Rodriguez has filmed a 20-second commercial, encouraging viewers to drop the MSO. Video

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