Mediacom reports 3Q revenues of $231.3M; ACA wants Sinclair blocked in Florida

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> Mediacom Broadband, a subsidiary of Mediacom Communications, reported third quarter revenues were $231.3 million, reflecting a 3.3 percent increase from the prior year period. Release

> The American Cable Association is asking the FCC to block Sinclair Television Group from creating so-called virtual TV duopolies in two Florida markets. Release

> beIN SPORT appointed Antonio Briceño as deputy managing director of beIN SPORT for North America. Release

Telecom News

> CenturyLink expanded its global reach by purchasing capacity on Ireland-based Emerald Express submarine cable network. Article

> Frontier Communications added nearly 26,800 new broadband customers in Q3 2013, illustrating the third consecutive quarter of subscriber growth. Article

> Los Angeles is trying to attract a larger provider like AT&T to provide a 1 Gbps fiber-to-the-home network for both residents and businesses. Article

Online Video News

> Netflix is testing 4K video. Article

> Cable operators are asking Roku for help figuring out how to incorporate online video apps into their own traditional service offerings. Article

> User and usage data can help set strategies and goals, but they won't write scripts or predict what content will take off, industry executives said at BroadbandTVCon in Hollywood Tuesday. Article

> Netflix announced two new original documentary movies this week, further evidence that its original programming ambitions do not end with serialized TV shows. Article

And finally… Electronic artist Whitey used social media to slam a TV company for not adequately paying its artists. Article

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