Congressman wants FCC to explain Baker move; Wonya Lucas joins TV One as CEO

Cable industry news from across the Web:

> Representative Darrell Issa (R-Calif.), chair of the House Oversight and Government Reform committee wants a sit down with the FCC to discuss how Meredith Atwell Baker could leave the Commission for a lobbying job with Comcast. Story

> Former Discovery Channel exec Wonya Lucas will succeed the retiring Jonathan Rodgers as president-CEO of TV One. News release

> Good news-bad news: Cisco has widened its global CMTS revenue share at the same time overall "revenue failed to keep due to extreme downward pricing pressure," Infonetics Research said. News release

> Verizon, unlike cable, doesn't see anything wrong with stepping outside its boundaries and will do so via a content infrastructure that lets it deliver FiOS to non-Verizon TV areas. Story

> The cable industry is ready to participate in World IPv6 Day June 8, with some MSOs actually conducting limited subscriber tests of the new technology. News release

And finally ... online video platform player Brightcove and video syndication platform provider 5min Media have expanded their relationship so Brightcove customers have access to "5min Media's library of hundreds of thousands of premium video titles," the two said in a news release.

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