Man who says Comcast got him fired files suit; Qualcomm makes push for 4K video over wireless

 Cable industry news from across the Web:

> A former PricewaterhouseCoopers accountant who accused Comcast of getting him fired from his job has filed suit against the cable company in a San Jose federal court. Lawsuit

> Qualcomm  is touting the advantages of 4K streaming video over wireless and asserting that mobile devices will lead the way in making 4K video more widely available. Story

> Netflix has carved a production deal for the Canadian series Between in which the thriller will premiere simultaneously on Rogers Broadcasting stations, new SVOD service Shomi and Netflix. Story

> Amdocs has launched a new product, Network Cloud Service Orchestrator, that lets service providers define and activate services on their networks. Press release

> DirecTV has ordered 20 season-two episodes of the new Audience Channel MMA-themed series, Kingdom. Story

> A Huffington Post blogger has posted his $190.77 Time Warner Cable bill, which he says was part of an $89.99-per-month promotion when he signed up for TWC service less than two months ago. Blog post

> A new study suggests Motion Picture Association of America ratings have become desensitized to the point where a movie rated R a few decades ago would be rated PG-13 today. Story

> TV station and newspaper owner Gannett reporter a 105 percent bump in third quarter broadcast revenue, based mainly on acquisitions. Story

And finally … The audience tally for the fifth-season premiere of the AMC series The Walking Dead spiked 29 percent to 22.37 million once three days of DVR viewing was factored in. Story

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