News of Note—Frontier, Grande, AMC, Univision and more

News of note

> Frontier continues to be stuck in a broadband subscriber loss rut, dropping a total of 101,000 subscribers during the second quarter due to higher-than-expected legacy DSL losses. FierceTelecom article

> AMC Networks’ second-quarter net revenues rose 3.8% to $711 million but operating income fell slightly. FierceBroadcasting article

> Grande Communications has expanded 1-gig services in central Texas, reaching areas of Waco and Temple. Multichannel News article

> Univision Communications’ total revenue for the second quarter fell 4.4% to $764.9 million down from $800.3 million during the year-ago quarter. But that didn’t stop net income from rising considerably. FierceBroadcasting article

> Former Comcast executive Chris Drake has joined digital video toolmaker Telestream as VP of business and corporate development. Multichannel News article

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