Frontier CEO Wilderotter steps down; Pace files paperwork on latest XG2 set-top prototype

More cable news from around the Internet:

> Frontier Communications CEO Maggie Wilderotter is going to step down as CEO and will transition to an executive chair role in April. Taking over the CEO role is Dan McCarthy, who currently serves as Frontier's president and COO. Story

> Cable One will upgrade "Premiere" and "Ultra" tiers to 100 Mbps downstream. Story

> According to FCC documents, Pace Micro Technology is the latest vendor to develop a hybrid gateway prototype using the Comcast XG2 product name. Story

> Belying its strident net neutrality position in the U.S., Netflix has forged an agreement with Australian broadband service provider iiNet to exempt its traffic from usage caps. Story

> Comcast Business is turning up the competitive heat on local incumbent telco FairPoint Communications by making its Ethernet service suite available to businesses in three New Hampshire and Vermont communities. Story

And finally … Speaking at the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media & Telecom Conference, Stewart Ewing, EVP and CFO of CenturyLink, said that the company will continue to examine potential acquisition deals. Story

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