Mediacom sets retrans deals with LIN and Vaughn; nearly 3% of U.S. adults set to cut the cord

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> Launching in France on Monday, Netflix has already signed its first IPTV deal in the country, with Bouygues Telecom. Story

> CenturyLink CFO and Executive VP Stewart Ewing said his MSO will pass 2.2 million homes with IPTV services by the end of 2014. Story

> HBO is using ActiveVideo cloud-based distribution technology to bring its HBO Go multiscreen service to legacy set-top boxes in 14 European regions. Story

> Mediacom Communications has announced retrans deals with LIN Television and Vaughn Media. Press Release

> YouTube's U.S. advertising sales could reach $1.13 billion in 2014, according to eMarketer. Story

> DirecTV, Dish, AT&T U-verse and Verizon FiOS will be among the pay-TV operators offering free viewing windows in October for Multimatch 90, a new Fox Sports channel devoted to pro-soccer highlights. Story

> Frank M. Magid Associates says 2.9 percent of the 2,400 U.S. adults it surveyed said they were likely to ditch pay-TV video services in the near future. Story

> Pre-orders for Apple's iPhone 6 topped 4 million in the first 24 hours, a record in the smartphone category. Story

> Netflix has filed a petition with the Federal Communications Commission, indicating its support for having the FCC preempt state laws restricting the development of municipal broadband networks. Story

>And finally…  Internet freedom activists held a rally outside Philadelphia's Comcast Center Monday. Story


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