Fox News' Ailes signs new contract extension; Comcast gives credits for outage

More cable news from across the Web:

> Fox News' Roger Ailes signed a multi-year contract extension. Variety article

> SiriusXM and Fox teamed to launch a Fox News Headline radio channel. Variety article

> Comcast is issuing bill credits after an outage to affected customers. App article

> Vubiquity announced a four-year partnership agreement with WOW!. Release

> HBO announced it will distribute the pilots for its two new TV shows on Facebook. Verge article

> According to a new report, Comcast and Time Warner Cable appear to be giving pricing breaks to customers who complain to the FCC. Ars Technica article

> Comcast inked a new distribution deal for Detroit Piston games . CBS Detroit article

Telecom News

> Whether it's the broadband stimulus program or the Connect America Fund, there has been no shortage of efforts in recent years to drive broadband into rural areas. However, a growing number of service providers say that there should be more focus on providing middle mile fiber-based networks that can backhaul traffic and connect with major Internet peering points. Article

> Enabling competition from Google Fiber means FCC must reconsider pole attachment pricing. Editor's Corner

Wireless Tech News

> Sidewalk Labs, the Google-backed urban innovation company that launched earlier this month to improve technology in cities, is taking control of the project that will bring free Wi-Fi to New York City via LinkNYC. Article

> Instead of slogging through local zoning and other hassles to deploy fiber, wireless ISP (WISP) Vivint is using a combination of licensed and unlicensed spectrum to offer high-speed Internet service to single-family homes. Article

Wireless News

> Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure met on Monday with Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez and discussed Sprint's plans to expand and enhance its network in the Miami area in what could be the first hints at the elements of Sprint's massive network densification project. Article

> T-Mobile US introduced a new version of the "Jump!" handset upgrade program that will let customers upgrade their smartphones up to three times every 12 months. Article

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