News of Note—CableLabs, CBS, Qualcomm, more

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> CableLabs and Cisco said recent tests of a proposed technique called the Bandwidth Report prove that super-low latencies can be achieved by extending a technical bridge between DOCSIS and LTE. Multichannel News story

> CBS reported fourth-quarter revenues of $3.9 billion, which were up 11% thanks to growth in content licensing, distribution, affiliate and subscription fee revenues. FierceVideo story

> CBS is continuing to grow the subscriber bases for its two streaming services, CBS All Access and Showtime OTT, which now have nearly 5 million combined subscribers. FierceVideo story

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> Leigh Fox, CEO of Cincinnati Bell, told investors during its fourth-quarter earnings call that given the density of its growing FTTH network it will be hard for wireless operators to match the capabilities it can currently deliver to consumers and businesses. FierceTelecom story

> Qualcomm this morning said it rejected Broadcom’s latest takeover bid, but couched its rebuff with promises to continue to remain open to further negotiations. FierceWireless story

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