Liberty Global set to deploy 10M hotspots; This Technology secures DAI patent

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> Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal announced that Comcast is embarking on a major expansion in the suburban Atlanta area that will create around 300 jobs. Story

> This Technology Inc., which aims to help MVPDs and programmers monetize multiscreen content, has been awarded Patent No. 8,949,882 covering dynamic ad insertion. Press release

> Liberty Global revealed in its Q4 earning call that plans to have around 10 million Wi-Fi hotspots deployed by the end of 2015. Earnings call

> NBC's SNL 40th Anniversary Special averaged 23.1 million viewers, the network's best audience performance for an entertainment program since the finale of Frasier back in 2004. Story

> TNT's presentation Sunday of the NBA All Star Game averaged 7.2 million viewers, which made it the top cable program of the week but did not surpass the audience performance of last year's All Star contest, which averaged 7.5 million viewers. Story

And finally … Apple Inc. has made initial orders of between 5 million to 6 million with its Asian manufacturing partners for a new smartwatch. Story