Comcast extends fiber network to Atlanta; African-American media group sues AT&T, DirecTV for $10B

Cable industry news from across the Web:

> A group representing African-American-owned media has sued AT&T and DirecTV, claiming racial discrimination. Story

> Comcast says it will extend its 10-gigabit fiber network to the Atlanta area. Story

> According to a recent Google study, 56.1 percent of online ad impressions weren't actually seen by site visitors. Story

> Microsoft and Barnes & Noble have ended their partnership on the Nook reader. Story

> DirecTV is using Elemental Technologies' file-based encoding platform for its 4K service. Story

> The FCC's AWS-3 auction has surpassed $40 billion. Story

> The FCC has approved the merger of Nexstar Broadcasting Corp. and Communications Corp. of America. Story

And finally … Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) will chair the Judiciary Subcommittee on the Internet, Courts and Intellectual Property when Congress returns next year. Story

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