News Corp. may split into two companies; U.S. Supreme Court to hear Comcast appeal

More cable industry news from the web:

> The U.S. Supreme Court said it will review an antitrust lawsuit filed in 2003 that claimed Comcast was able to control the market and raise cable prices by clustering cable systems in the Philadelphia area. The court plans to consider whether the MSO's customers should be considered a damaged class. Article

> News Corp. confirmed reports that it may split its publishing business from its entertainment business. The move could help News Corp., which has seen its stock fall since the hacking scandal emerged last year in the United Kingdom. News release

> Damage caused by a severe thunderstorm last week in Iowa has caused Mediacom to delay converting to an all-digital platform until July 10. Article

And finally ... Ruckus Wireless said its Smart Wi-Fi products were selected as part of the Wi-Fi Alliance's Wi-Fi Certified test bed and have completed interoperability trials within the Wireless Broadband Alliance Next Generation Hotspot program. News release