CBS Sports Network is covering big wave surfing's Puerto Escondido Challenge; INCOMPAS CEO: Senate report could spur 'Unlock the Box'

More cable news from across the web:

> CBS Sports Network will cover big wave surfing's Puerto Escondido Challenge live beginning today at 10 a.m. and continuing into Saturday. Puerto Escondido in Mexico gets some of the biggest, most unpredictable waves on earth. Press Release

> INCOMPAS CEO Chip Pickering said yesterday that the Senate's recent report on overcharges for cable equipment could spur action in "unlocking the box." Multichannel News article

> Imagine Communications recently participated in the launch of a dedicated IP Live Studio by Sony in film studios near London. The move was the latest in Imagine's effort to supply several IP-based solutions in production testing and training facilities. Press Release

Mobile Developer News

> Even though the demand for mobile apps in the enterprise is growing, average spending on enterprise mobile development as a share of total budgets is actually shrinking, according to a recent Gartner survey. Article

> Apple has unveiled a developer preview of Version 3.0 for its Swift programming language. The newest version will be generally available later this year. Article

Telecom News

> Bell Canada's potential acquisition of Manitoba Telecom Services (MTS) became more likely after MTS shareholders voted overwhelmingly in favor of the deal. Article

> The Communications Workers of America union said that AT&T's unfair labor issues, for which nearly 4,000 members were striking, have been resolved. Article

Wireless News

> Walmart continued to expand its mobile payment program, Walmart Pay, last week, as it rolled out the service to stores in over a dozen states. Article

European Wireless News

> Following the U.K.'s decision to leave the European Union, Jefferies analysts weighed the risks for investors in various U.K.-based telcos. They found that Vodafone was a "relative safe haven" for investors, but others won't be as lucky. Article

And finally… Five times the cable industry embarrassed itself during yesterday's Senate hearing. Consumerist article

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