Charter outage hits Nebraska; FCC closed captioning deadline nears

Cable industry news from across the web:

> Charter Communications experienced a seven-hour network outage in Nebraska. Article

> The FCC deadline for closed captioning on online programming looms. Article

> Vecima Networks reported fiscal fourth quarter and year-end 2012 results. Release

> StarVest, Comcast Ventures invest in content discovery firm Ramp. Article

> Ad spending up slightly globally and in North America. Article

And finally... Google TV launches in France. Article