LightSquared lines up wholesale customer NetTalk; Cablevision DVR Plus grows in Brooklyn

Cable industry news from across the Web:

> The seemingly ominous GPS interference cloud under which LightSquared is operating these days has not stopped the wireless provider from signing up NetTalk.com to a multiyear wholesale agreement. News release

> Cablevision Systems' network-based DVR-Plus has arrived in Brooklyn. Story

> Verizon FiOS is singing a different tune after launching Music Choice's SWRV interactive music video network. Story

> Not to be outdone by its NAB broadcasting brethren, the NCTA dished out $4.57 million to lobby various federal power brokers in the first quarter. Story

> Jefferson Township, N.J. has consolidated all of its telecommunications services with Optimum Lightpath, in the process reportedly saving $25,000 per year. News release

And finally ... the NCTA has reelected Cox Communications President Pat Esser as chairman of the board of directors. Story

Suggested Articles

From dawn to dusk, leading industry research will be shared across a dozen presentations.

NBCUniversal CEO Steve Burke is reportedly planning to leave his position next year, allowing Jeff Snell to take over the chief executive role.

AT&T, Charter and Comcast are ready to turn the page on a historically bad year for video subscriber losses, but 2020 could bring more of the same.