Charter moving some employees from NY to Stamford; Viacom's Lucas leaving to join Snapchat

More cable news from across the web:

Charter Communications said it will move a "small number" of employees from New York to its home base in Stamford, Connecticut, once it shutters Time Warner Cable's Manhattan headquarters later this year. Stamford Advocate story

Time Warner Cable has pulled WBNG-TV off its program guide in Otsego County in Upstate New York. WBNG-TV News

TWC will pay $125,000 to settle a franchise fee-related lawsuit in Fairfield, Maine. Herald Courier story

Viacom's top ad sales executive, Jeff Lucas, is leaving the media conglomerate to join Snapchat. Adweek story

> Elizabeth Warren knocked Comcast and called for stronger anti-trust enforcement during a recent policy speech. Daily Kos story

Telecom News

> Frontier has pledged its support for an AT&T lawsuit that seeks to block an ordinance giving Google Fiber streamlined utility pole access in Louisville, Kentucky. However, Frontier doesn't even have any presence in that market. Article

Wireless Tech News

> Given all the claims vendors have been making around their abilities to deliver 5G and pre-5G equipment, CableLabs wants to give some of the gear a spin to see how it performs for real. Article

Wireless News

> T-Mobile's MetroPCS, a prepaid service provider, will start offering the iPhone in Florida tomorrow. T-Mobile said nationwide availability would be "coming soon." Article

And finally… IHS said 56 percent of the TVs shipped in North America during the first quarter were internet-connected. Broadband TV News story

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