FCC's spectrum man Weller joins NAB; Cox signs on for the SEC Network

Cable industry news from across the Web:

> Former FCC official Robert Weller has joined the National Assocation of Broadcasters as VP of spectrum policy. Story

> Cox Communications and Disney have reached an agreement for carriage of the SEC Network when the multiplatform regional sports network launches Aug. 14. Story

> Discovery Communications is rebranding its Discovery Fit & Health Network into Discovery Life Channel on Jan. 15. Story

> Despite claims from T-Mobile that usage of Spotify wouldn't cut into the data caps of subscribers, a number of the carrier's customers claim that usage is eating into their monthly data allotment. Story

> Lucas Oil-owned MAVTV has signed a multiplatform affiliate deal with Verizon FIOS, putting the network on channel 810 for the Ultimate HD and Sports Pass HD tiers. Story

> Alaskan cable operator GCI has added BTN2Go, MTV, VH1, Fox and Spike to its TV Everywhere platform, GCI Go. Story

> Twitter has named Katie Jacobs Stanton as  global media chief, replacing the departed Chloe Sladden. Story

And finally...  Comcast has completed integration of its Xfinity On Demand serivce with retail-based TiVo DVRs in all of the MSO's markets. Story

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