DirecTV holds price steady on MLB Extra Innings; New Orleans extends Cox franchise agreement

More cable news from around the Web:

> Cisco reported a Q4 revenue increase of 7 percent to $11.94 billion. Story

> Amazon Fire TV now includes support for Fox Sports Go. Story

> The City of Minneapolis approved the Comcast-TWC merger after Comcast agreed to pay the city $40,000 in overdue franchise fees and to raise rates no higher than 36 cents a month to support local channels. Story

> A New Orleans City Council committee voted to extend the city's franchise agreement with Cox Communications in exchange for the MSO's promise to increase annual payments to it for public, educational and government-access programming. Story

> DirecTV is keeping the price of its Major League Baseball Extra Innings package flat with last season at $197.94. Story

> NBCUniversal announced that Jerry Leo has added strategic planning and programming oversight at E! Entertainment and Esquire Network to his current duties at Bravo and Oxygen Media. Story

And finally … After a 79-year-old woman accidentally paid her cable bill with her rent check, Comcast cashed it. Story

Suggested Articles

Dish Media is partnering with Comcast’s FreeWheel to use a new ad technology covering traditional demo-based and addressable linear TV.

Comcast is partnering with wearable technology startup NuEyes to offer Xfinity Stream to visually impaired customers through NuEyes' VR technology.

CuriosityStream, a subscription video service specializing in science and nature series and films, said it now has 10.5 million paying subscribers.