DirecTV opens Sunday Ticket to more students; Cox taps Attisha for California

More cable news from across the web:

> DirecTV expanded a $25-a-month live-streamed version of NFL Sunday Ticket to students to both two-year and four-year colleges. Release

> Cox Communications has named Sam Attisha senior VP as regional manager of California. CED Magazine story

> Kenbridge, Virginia, has decided to renew its cable franchise agreement with Shentel. The Kenbridge Victoria Dispatch article

> Peter Chernin-owned SVOD company Crunchyroll has hired former Discovery digital executive Colin Decker as its new COO. Variety story

> European pay-TV operator Sky reported a 7 percent rise in quarterly revenue to $15.8 billion. Variety story

Telecom News

> Comcast Business' dominant revenue source may still be from small businesses customers, but the division is seeing new growth from mid-sized and large businesses. During the second quarter, the unit reported that revenue overall rose 17 percent to $1.4 billion. Article

Wireless Tech News

> When it comes to Facebook's Telecom Infra Project (TIP) that the social networking giant launched at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this year, it appears that the biggest U.S. wireless carriers are just not that into it. Article

Wireless News

> Ericsson said today it has renewed parts of its managed services partnership with Sprint, extending portions of a seven-year, $5 billion contract that was set to expire in September. Article

And finally… Canada's Rogers Communications has expanded its $9.99 subsidized internet services program. Broadband Technology Report article