Cox brings 1 Gbps service to Rhode Island; Charter issues $2.5B in notes

More cable news from across the Web:

> Charter Communications said it will offer $2.5 billion in senior unsecured notes to help finance its purchase of Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks. Release

> ComScore will sell its Digital Analytix big data business intelligence service to Adobe in a transaction that is expected to close in December. TechCrunch article

> Sinclair Broadcast Group, the nation's largest TV broadcaster, said its overall revenue grew to $497.4 million in the third quarter. The company added it expects continued growth in revenues from retransmission fees. Broadcasting & Cable article

> An ad-free version of CBS All Access could be offered for $10 per month. CED article

> Public-interest groups are taking aim at Comcast's data caps. DSLReports article

> Cox Communications' 1 Gbps service is now available in Rhode Island. Multichannel News article

Telecom News

> CenturyLink's efforts to tighten the credit and collection policy on its broadband subscriber base may eventually enable it to reduce churn, but in the near-term it resulted in the telco losing about 37,000 customers. Article

> With the sale of its data center business in motion, Windstream plans to dedicate $250 million to enhance its last mile network by installing VDSL2 network equipment to support up to 100 Mbps in more of its rural markets. Article

Wireless Tech News

> Given the pace of R&D going on in Japan and South Korea, it's no surprise that Verizon would talk to operators in those regions to gain insights on what's going on in 5G. Article

> Google's YouTube gets blamed for generating a lot of the traffic on mobile networks and doing little to help from a traffic management standpoint, but the company says it has plans to offer quality of service insights for video applications. Article

Wireless News

> AT&T is trialing its "NumberSync" technology in the latest beta version of Apple's iOS. Article

> Sprint plans to shutter tomorrow the mobile WiMAX network it inherited when it bought Clearwire in 2013, though it's unclear how many subscribers are still using WiMAX devices despite a long campaign by Sprint to get customers to switch to its LTE network. Article

And finally… Apple filed for a patent for a "panic mode." Article

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