DirecTV signs on to carry Sean Combs' Revolt TV; AMC, Discovery and Cartoon Net buck ratings trend

More cable news from across the Web:

> Nexstar Broadcasting is nearing a deal to buy Media General for more than $2 billion. New York Post story

> Comcast has closed its service center in Carpentersville, Ill., and will direct customers to its new Xfinity stores in the region. Daily Herald story

> While most linear cable channels saw significant audience erosion in 2015, AMC Networks, Discovery Channel and Cartoon Network actually grew their Nielsen "live plus-3" performance. Variety story

> DirecTV has signed on to carry Sean Combs' Revolt TV. Variety story

> Hulu is streaming the unaired episodes of ABC's cancelled series Wicked City. Variety story

> Asian-American-targeted cable network MNet has reached an agreement for carriage on Time Warner Cable systems in Los Angeles and San Diego. Multichannel News story

Telecom News

> AT&T, CenturyLink, Level 3, Verizon Business and a host of other service providers got their tickets to participate in the U.S. Department of Defense's Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) to compete for contracts worth up to $4.3 billion. Article

Wireless News

> AT&T's plan to capitalize on its acquisition of DirecTV through a mobile video service and other integrated offerings may be more challenging than it appears, according to Walter Piecyk of BTIG Research. Article

And finally… Disney CEO Bob Iger will pocket $44.9 million in compensation this year, down 3.4 percent from his total 2014 pay. Deadline Hollywood story

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