FCC votes to preempt muni broadband restrictions; TDS rolls out 1 Gbps in Wisconsin

More cable news from around the Internet:

> The FCC voted 3-2 to preempt state laws that restrict municipal broadband services. Story

> TDS Telecom is rolling out 1 Gbps broadband services to four communities in Wisconsin. Story

> Broadcaster Journal Television announced a 32.9 percent uptick in Q4 revenue, to $60 million, driven by … wait for it … retransmission fees. Story

> Tennis Channel has launched an authenticated streaming channel on Roku. Story

> IPTV software and solutions supplier Espial has hired telecom vet Jeff Huppertz as VP of marketing. Story

And finally … The Weather Channel has launched a campaign asking viewers to complain to Verizon for dropping the network from FiOS. Story

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