Comcast delays 2 Gbps rollout; Netflix plans show promotions

More cable news from across the Web:

> Comcast said it has repaired its network along the West Coast after the area suffered a service outage. Article

> Viacom said it is consolidating all of its worldwide distribution efforts under Denise Denson, a 20-year Viacom veteran. Article (sub. req.)

> Albert Cheng, a former Disney ABC Television Group executive, will join Amazon Studios as the unit's new COO. Article

> The FCC has honored Comcast's talking programming guide in its fourth annual Awards for Advancement in Accessibility. Article

> Comcast has reportedly delayed the launch of its 2 Gbps service. Article

> Netflix said it is not testing advertisements in its shows. Instead, the company said it is looking at running promotions for its own shows. Article

Mobile Developer News

> Jarah Euston, vice president of analytics and marketing at Yahoo's Flurry, said the company is working to help developers earn more money from their apps. Hot Seat

> FierceDeveloper Editor Shane Schick looks at the middle class of the mobile app developer society. Editor's Corner

Telecom News

> Karen Puckett, president of global markets at CenturyLink, will retire Aug. 31, CenturyLink said. Her position, at least in the interim, will be filled by Ross Garrity, senior vice president of IT solutions. Article

> Two Cisco presidents will depart as part of an organizational restructuring instituted by incoming CEO Chuck Robbins. Article

Wireless News

> Lenovo's mobile chief is stepping down from his role amid a slowdown in the Chinese smartphone market and a push from Lenovo to expand its online sales presence. Article

> Samsung Electronics' sales of its Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge flagship smartphones are off to a solid start and performing better than last year's Galaxy S5 model, according to a report from Counterpoint Technology Market Research. Article

And finally… Twitter users appear to love the TV show "The Walking Dead." Article

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