Former Dish CEO Clayton pocketed $13.8M in 2014; MaxLinear closes $287M Entropic deal

More cable industry news from around the web:

> Just-retired Dish Network CEO Joseph Clayton pocketed $13.8 million in compensation in 2014, his last full year on the job. Story

> MaxLinear says it has completed its $287 million acquisition of MoCA specialist Entropic Communications. Story

> More than a quarter of U.S. broadband homes now have a streaming device, according to new Parks Associates research. Story

> Pay-TV operator Sky has extended its partnership with Viacom in the U.K. and Ireland for another five years. Story

> Lawrence Smith, a former Comcast CFO, has died at the age of 67. Story

> A new study conducted by Sean Combs' Revolt TV shows that teens and young adults ages 15-29 still prefer watching long-form video content on televisions. Story

And finally … Friday is the last day consumers can apply for a refund from AT&T as part of the wireless giant's $105 million settlement last October with the federal government over alleged bill cramming. Story

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