Comcast's Roberts gets a new assignment; 150 million view broadband map

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> Comcast Chairman-CEO Brian Roberts has a new job as a member of President Obama's council on jobs and competitiveness. Story.

> The FCC's new national broadband map website got more than 150 million hits the first day it went live. Story.

> Broadcasters have made plans to "tutor" congressional staffers on the value of their business.  Story.

> Fox News Channel applied an ampersand to the rancorous Cablevision Systems-Fox Networks retransmission deal by renewing its multi-year agreement with the MSO. Story.

> HSI iSuppli research is saying that new subscribers to VDSL service will quadruple by 2014. News release.

> IBBS said that Davis Communications, Shen Heights and Nelsonville Cable TV have signed multi-year contracts for residential voice and advanced calling features services. News release.

And finally ... Do you think Cox Communications executives said "here, it's all you'rn" when they transferred ownership of their Virginia Beach building to Urology of Virginia? Just asking. Story.

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