Comcast Business named fastest growing Ethernet provider of 2014; TDS Telecom ups subscribers

More cable news from around the Internet:

> Comcast Business retained its position as the fastest-growing Ethernet provider in the U.S. in 2014, according to Vertical Systems Group. Story

> A privacy group has complained to the FCC about the ability of Samsung Smart TVs to record the private conversations of users. Story

> According to a Facebook-led study, only 40 percent of the global population has ever connected to the Internet. Story

> Rentrak announced that its TV measurement ratings can now be used as a currency in Mediaocean's Spectra OX Spot and Network platforms. Press release

> Rentrak has signed an agreement with AudienceXpress to establish a data-rich programmatic TV ad platform. Press release

And finally … TDS Telecom's push to bring fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) and bonded VDSL2 broadband into new and existing markets has helped increase both its broadband and IPTV subscribers. Story

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