Comcast may take over Pitcairn's cable system; DirecTV to show U.S. Open in 4K

More cable news from across the web:

> Comcast is considering taking over the municipal cable system of the Pennsylvania borough of Pitcairn. Pittsburgh Tribune article

> DirecTV will offer 4K coverage of the U.S. Open. TV Technology article

> Former Viacom chief executive Tom Freston said the company's current executive chairman, Philippe Dauman, has led Viacom through a "series of errors" and should be ousted. Multichannel News story

Telecom News

> Kovacs: D.C. Circuit's net neutrality ruling poses danger to edge providers. Article

> Google Fiber is slowly making progress toward setting up service in Portland, Oregon, with the latest development being city approval for the company's first "fiber hut." Article

Wireless Tech News

> Straight Path, which owns spectrum licenses in the 28 GHz and 39 GHz bands, is calling out bogus claims about the 37/39 GHz band. Article

> Ericsson has announced the launch of its 5G Plug-Ins, which is says will address drone and smart car use cases. Article

Wireless News

> AT&T has begun telling customers that it's reining in its "Plenti" rewards program just weeks before it launches its "thanks" campaign. Article

And finally… A new study finds low internet usage linked to slow broadband. BBC Article

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