Dispatch Broadcast Group, Dish end retrans feud; ACA gets new board members from GCI, Vyve

More cable news from across the Web:

> The Associated Press plans to release nearly 17,000 hours of archival footage onto YouTube. Variety article

> ESPN's Bill Simmons will move to HBO, where he will host a talk show. Re/code article

> Jong Kim, president of the Zenith Research and Development Lab, has been named SVP of Zenith's parent company, LG Electronics. Release

> RCN said it won PC Magazine's 2015 Readers' Choice Award for Best ISP. Release

> GCI's Tina Pidgeon and Vyve's Vin Zachariah have been appointed to the board of the American Cable Association. Release

> Toshiba's CEO resigned. CED article

> Two Dispatch Broadcast Group stations, WTHR and WBN, have returned to Dish Network's service following a resolution of the companies' five-week-long retransmission disagreement. TV Predictions article

> Revolt, the music network from Sean "Diddy" Combs, is now available to AT&T's U-verse TV customers. Release

Telecom News

> A high level Verizon executive says that the telco expects that, due to the changes they want to make in order to control costs, the negotiation process with union workers represented by the Communications Workers of America (CWA) and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) will take time to complete. Article

> Global Capacity has lit a new metro fiber ring in the Washington, D.C., area, a build that will expand the availability of its One Marketplace network over more of its own network facilities in key U.S. Internet markets. Article

Online Video News

> YouTubers are watching Google's online video service more than they ever have: Watch time grew 60 percent compared to the same period last year, which YouTube noted is its fastest growth rate in two years. Article

> Despite a flurry of new streaming video choices, the number of U.S. and Canadian consumers who identify themselves as regular users of over-the-top content actually declined 2 percent over the last year, according to Arris' latest Consumer Entertainment Index report. Article

Installer News

> Verizon Wireless, Sprint and AT&T Mobility are working with Seattle City Light, the city's public utility company, to install small cells, according to an official at the utility company. Article

> Heavy deal-making among test and measurement equipment makers will benefit users of the equipment. Editor's Corner

European Wireless News

> Chinese equipment manufacturer Huawei reported strong growth in global mobile phone shipments and revenue in the first half of 2015, with smartphone revenue in China more than doubling from the year-ago level. Article

> Vodafone has restructured its European management in a move that abolishes the post of CEO for the region and will enable the heads of its four largest markets to report directly to group CEO, Vittorio Cola. Article

Wireless News

> Apple said it shipped 47.4 million iPhones in its most recent quarter, a figure slightly below what some analysts had expected. Article

> Microsoft suffered its worst quarterly loss in the second quarter thanks in large part to its $7.5 billion writedown of its purchase of Nokia's devices and services business. Article

And finally… A Comcast outage in Denver has been traced back to a dump truck. Article

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