Deutsche Telekom plots BT takeover; Broadcom rolls out new UltraHD home-gateway SoC

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> Comcast Business's portfolio of Ethernet services is now available to businesses in Castle Rock, Colo. Press release

> With AT&T and DirecTV executives in Washington, D.C., last week to meet with regulators, the FCC still hasn't restarted its 180-day "shot clock" on the companies' merger review. Story

> The U.K.'s Telegraph reports that Deutsche Telekom plans to take over BT following the sale of its controlling stake in T-Mobile US. Story

> The U.S. advertising market will maintain a steady 2.5 percent growth rate over the near term, according to Pivotal Research. Story

> A new global survey conducted by the Interactive Advertising Bureau finds that nearly 40 percent of people watch videos for five minutes or longer on their phones daily. Story

> Turner Broadcasting has launched the branded content studio Courageous to create programming for CNN and HLN. Press release

> Broadcom has announced the introduction of a next-generation Ultra High Definition (Ultra HD) home gateway and set-top box (STB) system-on-chip (SoC) solution. Press release

And finally… Former ABC News president David Westin is joining Bloomberg Television as an on-air personality. Story

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