AT&T suffers U-verse outage; Princeton, Mass. looking for cable operator

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> AT&T's U-verse service began suffering significant service outages across the country on Monday, but an AT&T spokesperson said that 95 percent of impacted channels had been restored by later in the day. Story

> No major cable providers have come forth to provide Princeton, Mass. with service to integrate into the town's standalone high-speed Internet access network. Story

> Fox News is the only cable news outlet to gain positive overall results in consumer perception since the start of the year, according to YouGov BrandIndex Buzz's scoring. Story

> The House of Cards second season and "some nature documentaries" are now available for streaming in the 4K/Ultra HD format on Netflix, the video content delivery network confirmed. Story

> Pace named former cable exec (Charter and Comcast) Jim Henderson president of its international business unit. Press release

> Seeafrika is using RGB Networks' encoder/transcoder to deliver OTT video services. Story

Telecom News

> Frontier Communications has invested more than $326 million, including $80 million in 2013, upgrading its network facilities New York over the past three years to improve consumer broadband and enhance the availability of Ethernet to more businesses. Article

Wireless News

> Sprint expects to shutter at least 6,000 cell sites as it makes plans to shut down WiMAX service by the end of 2015. Sprint has long said it would maintain WiMAX service through 2015, but has not given many details on what exactly it will do with the network after that date. Article

And finally… The number of homes worldwide paying to watch television continues to rise, according to the quarterly informitv Multiscreen Index which showed a 6.3 percent yearly increase in paying TV digital subscriber numbers around the world. Story

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