Judge rules CSN Houston creditors can sue Comcast; AT&T and Univision still haggling

More cable news from across the Web:

> A federal judge has allowed creditors for CSN Houston to sue Comcast, sending litigation over the collapsed regional sports network into a fourth year. Houston Chronicle story

> AT&T U-verse and Univision announced another one-day carriage extension as they continue to negotiate for a long-term program licensing renewal agreement. Multichannel News story

> AT&T AdWorks will start holding "Addressable Upfronts" beginning in April. These events will highlight the companie's linear Addressable TV and recently announced cross-screen addressable capabilities. Release

> Common Cause is urging the FCC to reject Charter's "monopolistic" bid to acquire Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks. Release

> The American Cable Association has asked the FCC for more time to file comments regarding the agency's recent proposal to change regulation of pay-TV set-tops. Brief

> Time Warner Cable has rolled out its TWC Maxx service to parts of Kentucky and Indiana. CED Magazine story

> Filmmaker Christopher Nolan (Inception, The Dark Knight) has spoken out against Screening Room, a controversial new service that allows consumers to obtain new-release theatrical films for home viewing. Variety story

Telecom News

> AT&T continues to make progress with transforming more of its network to software, telling attendees at this week's Open Networking Summit (ONS) that it will migrate 80 percent of its applications into a private cloud by the end of the year. Article

> Verizon and Sprint's pending movement to C-RAN architectures for their small cell and wireless densification efforts will likely become a large opportunity for a host of fiber wholesale providers like FairPoint, Lumos and Zayo. Article

Wireless Tech News

> AT&T plans to move 80 percent of its applications into a private cloud by the end of 2016 as it continues to revamp its technology infrastructure. Article

> Qualcomm announced that its subsidiary, Qualcomm Atheros, is working closely with Acuity Brands in the commercial deployment of LED lighting fixtures/services that use Qualcomm Lumicast technology, bringing indoor positioning capabilities and services to retailers. Article

Wireless News

> Nextbit has killed plans to make a CDMA version of its Robin smartphone, Re/code reported, and will no longer develop a phone that will work on the networks of Verizon and Sprint. Article

> Google said it will issue an update to its mobile search results that will once again boost the rankings of mobile-friendly pages over sites that aren't optimized for smaller devices. Article

And finally… Ben Affleck and Matt Damon will executive produce a reality competition series for Verizon Go90 called The Runner. Variety story

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