News of Note—Google Fiber, Cable One, Disney and more

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> When Google Fiber eventually rolls out its FTTH service in Louisville and San Antonio, customers will only be able to get an internet connection, but no video service, marking the latest in various changes at the fledgling provider. FierceTelecom story

> Alan H. Silverman, senior VP, general counsel and secretary for Cable One, is set to retire. Reuters story

> Disney is making some significant changes with its media strategy in the near future, and it could be some time before those new initiatives result in positive revenue impacts. FierceOnlineVideo story

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> The volume of U.S. broadcast station mergers and acquisitions hit $189.6 million in the third quarter. Most of that was on the count of radio deals, according to S&P Global research firm Kagan. FierceBroadcasting story 

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