Netflix stops the warning messages about Verizon; U.S. OTT homes almost match those with rabbit ears

More cable industry news from around the Web:

> Netflix will stop putting messages on the buffering screens of Verizon FiOS subscribers blaming the ISP for sluggish streaming perfomance. Story.

> The percentage of U.S. households that get TV exclusively from an over-the-air antenna (6 percent) is about to be matched by those households that get their video programming entirely from the Internet (5 percent). Story.

> Network equipment manufacturer Sandvine says the ISP tracking reports being issued by Netflix and YouTube have significant conflicts and inaccuracies. Story.

> Cities across the U.S. have paid billions of dollars to build fiber networks, but their use remains limited due to pressure from Internet service providers. Story.

> Amazon has added two more comedy pilots to its original programming development slate. Story.

 And finally … Billing itself as an online pay-TV platform, start-up iLook has launched a new service intended to convert YouTube channels into mobile video apps "that behave like television networks." Press release.