Google exploring millimeter-wave, other wireless broadband tech; TBS sees highest playoff baseball ratings in 4 years

 Cable industry news from across the Web:

> With mobile Internet access proliferating, 99 percent of the U.S. population now has access to broadband, according to the National Telecommunications and Information Association. Story

> Google disclosed in an SEC filing this week that it's exploring a variety of wireless broadband technologies across a range of spectrum frequencies, including millimeter-wave. Story

> WOW! Business is now delivering voice, data and cloud services to business in Annapolis, Md., as well as other communities across Anne Arundel County. Story

> Kansas City's just-completed sweep of the Baltimore Orioles in the American League Championship Series delivered TBS its best post-season playoff baseball audience numbers since 2010, averaging 4.3 million viewers across four games. Story

> Nearly 359,000 current and former AT&T customers have requested refunds for what the FTC has determined to be bogus wireless charges. Story

> New data from Consumer Intelligence Research Partners suggests only a few thousand Amazon Fire phones have been sold. Story

And finally …  After months of tough negotiations, Tribune Media has struck a deal with Fox to extend the affiliate of its Seattle station, KCPQ-TV. Story

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