Frontier launches pay-as-you-go service; AMC Networks looks to buy stake in BBC America

Cable industry news from across the Web:

> Frontier Communications has introduced a pay-as-you-go Internet service that allows customers to purchase access in increments of one day, one week or one month. Story

> One World Sports has signed a multiyear, multiplatform agreement to become the exclusive U.S. home of Europe's Champions Hockey League. Story

> After a two-year search for a permanent CEO, RealNetworks has tapped Rob Glaser for the job. Glaser has served in an interim capacity since 2012 and originally founded the company in 1994. Story

> AMC Networks is in talks to purchase a 50 percent stake in cable channel BBC America Story

> FCC chairman Tom Wheeler told Verizon Wireless CEO Dan Mead he is "deeply troubled" by the carrier's decision to start slowing the speeds of customers who have legacy unlimited data plans. Story

> Bright House Networks is launching a new home networking initiative based on Arris-made DOCSIS 3.0 modems. Story

> Virginia's Bridgewater College has signed on for Comcast's Xfinity On Campus, a new IP-delivered video service that supports live streaming to computers and iOS mobile devices. Story

> Thomas Lesinksi, a veteran home entertainment executive hired by Legendary Entertainment last year to oversee digital content and distribution, is leaving the company. Story

And finally... A 48-year-old Albuquerque, N.M., woman has been charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after she allegedly pulled a gun on a Comcast service representative amid a dispute over fees. Story

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