KPN deals with HBO; Trefis analyzes DirecTV

Cable industry news from across the web:

> Dutch pay TV operator KPN has forged a wide-reaching programming deal with HBO. Article

> Investment analytics service Trefis takes a closer look at DirecTV's content development efforts. Article

> Dish Network and Dallas' Hoak Media overcome disputes to reach new carriage agreement. Article

And finally ... Smart TV shipments strongest in Japan and China, while connected TVs see slight growth. Article

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