Charter a hit with Netflix; NCTA pushes back on FCC

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> Netflix (Nasdaq: NFLX) CEO Reed Hastings says that Charter Communications (Nasdaq: CHTR) delivers the best broadband for streaming his company's services. Story.

> The NCTA has told the FCC that cable is doing just fine pushing broadband video and doesn't need any government help. Story.

> Settling a lawsuit, HughesNet has agreed to "prominently disclose" that its broadband connection speeds won't always be as fast as advertised. Story.

> Cox Communications' Chief Strategy Officer Dallas Clement has left the MSO for Cox Enterprises-owned AutoTrader, where he will be CFO. Story.

> Jeff Zucker has gone from president-CEO of NBC Universal to executive in residence at the Columbia Business School. News release.

> Hulu might want to rethink any plans to veer away from VoD since MAGNAGLOBAL is predicting video-on-demand services will reach 57 percent of U.S. households by 2016. Story.

And finally ... even as the final details were wrapped up on the Comcast-NBC Universal merger, NBCU was selling off independent Spanish language L.A. station KWHY-TV. Story.

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