Dingell scores broadcasters over spectrum demands; Horizon box delayed

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> Rep. John Dingell sees a proposed auction of broadcast spectrum as a "bank holdup" by the broadcasters. Story.

> The highly touted Google/Apple-busting Horizon box has been delayed for several months, according to Broadband TV News. Story.

> Somewhere amid the tangle of ownership, it appears that Avenue Broadband has been sold to NewWave Communications for $50.4 million. Story.

> There's money to be made for cable operators offering wireless services according to Rogers Communications, which signed up 123,000 new wireless subscribers in the fourth quarter. Story.

> The New Jersey legislature, apparently with nothing better to do, is pushing legislation to scrap regulatory oversight of the state's telecommunications and cable TV companies. Story.

And finally ... the always entertaining Mark Cuban is the subject of a BusinessInsider Q&A.

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