CTAM names Vicki Lins CEO; Sling TV adds Univision and UniMás

More cable news from across the Web:

> CTAM has hired cable veteran Vicki Lins as its new CEO. Variety story

> Sling TV has added live broadcast feeds for Univision and UniMás. Multichannel News story

> Cogent is suing Deutsche Telekom in a Virginia federal court, alleging that the German telecom company has interfered with the "free flow of Internet traffic between Cogent customers and Deutsche Telekom customers. CED Magazine story

> Comcast has named Jim Peelman VP of California's South Bay and San Francisco Bay areas. Press release

> Nexstar Broadcasting Group has told Media General that it will mount a boardroom proxy battle if the two sides can't agree on a merger deal. New York Post story

> Comcast shareholders have approved a plan to reclassify some of the company's shares. Press release

Telecom News

> Windstream has begun offering its suite of VoIP and Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) offerings to business customers in Western Texas, establishing a deeper footprint in the state's business services market. Article

> Level 3 Communications could potentially get a financial gain from selling off its data centers, but the company's chief financial officer maintains it will hold onto them instead. Article

Wireless Tech News

> Wi-Fi advocates say Verizon's announcement this week that it will make Wi-Fi calling available via software updates to Samsung Galaxy S 6 and S 6 Edge devices -- with support for more Android and iOS devices coming early next year -- adds to the significant momentum that has already built behind Wi-Fi calling services from a carrier community keen to address the threat from popular OTT communications offerings. Article

Wireless News

> Sprint is now supporting carrier billing on Windows 10 in the Windows Store, enabling subscribers to purchase content on any device from Microsoft's store without a credit card. Sprint is the first carrier worldwide to extend carrier billing for Windows Store. Article

And finally… One-third of U.S. homes will have 4K TVs by 2019, research firm IHS says. Press release

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