Comcast integrates Earth Networks into Xfinity Home; CWA asks NY PUC to reject Altice purchase of Cablevision

More cable news from across the Web:

> Comcast announced a partnership with Earth Networks to integrate the software vendor's WeatherBug home optimization application into its Xfinity Home service. Press release

> The Communications Workers of America has asked the New York Public Service Commission to reject Altice NV's proposed purchase of Cablevision. Multichannel News story

> Verizon FiOS, Cox Communications and Cablevision topped Netflix's latest ISP Speed Rankings. Rankings chart

> Fiscal quarter revenue declined 1 percent to $7.38 billion for 21st Century Fox, driven down by weak home entertainment and film sales, as well as a tough foreign currency exchange. Variety story

Telecom News

> Vyve Broadband, a service provider focused on serving Tier 2 and 3 markets, is bringing 1 Gbps services to customers in northeast Oklahoma, where broadband choices are few and far between. Article

> Driven by an increase in IP traffic and the availability of higher capacity line cards, 2015 was a year when the core router industry saw a "significant increase" in 100 gigabit Ethernet (GE) port deployments, Dell'Oro Group said. Article

Wireless News

> A Verizon acquisition of Yahoo's core Internet business would align with the carrier's broader strategy of leveraging its networks to develop new revenue streams through digital media, analysts at Barclays said. Article

And finally… Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam confirmed his company is interested in buying Yahoo and putting it under AOL CEO Tim Armstrong's watch. CNBC story

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