Cable One adds faster speeds with caps and surcharges; Google moves ultra-fast to Missouri

Cable industry news from across the Web:

> Cable One has added a 50 Mbps tier to its service-with the condition that subscribers who take it adhere to usage caps of 50GB a month for standalone/broadband plus service subscribers and 100GB for triple play users or pay a 50 cents/GB charge. Story.

> The "Show Me State" is being shown as Google has expanded its ultra-fast broadband service from Kansas City, Kan. to Kansas City, Mo. Story.

> You know Comcast has become more than a cable operator when its name is linked to the contract renewal for a Hollywood studio boss, Ron Meyer. Story.

> Cox Communications has rolled out mobile phone services across Rhode Island and in communities in Connecticut and Cleveland. Story.

> New Dish Network President-CEO Joseph Clayton wants to "make Dish a household word more than it is today." Story.

> Number two Mexican cable operator Cablemas will use RGB networks gear for a digital simulcast upgrade. News release.

> It happens everywhere. German federal cartel office Bundeskartellamt is probing Liberty Global's proposed takeover of Kabel BW. Story.

And finally ... closer to home Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley wants the FCC to cough up more information on its review of LightSquared. Story.

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