NHL and Fox sign live-streaming agreement; Playstation Vue to get NFL Network and RedZone

More cable news from across the web:

> The NHL has reached an agreement with Fox Sports Regional Networks to live stream pro hockey games in the upcoming season. Press release

> Sony PlayStation Vue has signed a carriage deal for the NFL Network and NFL RedZone. Engadget story

> CenturyLink said it wants to reduce network power consumption by approximately 22,000 megawatt-hours a year through a network optimization project with Nokia. CED Magazine story

Mobile Developer News

> Apple currently dominates the smartwatch market segment, but a rumored Google-developed Android Wear smartwatch could change the game. Article

> Facebook this month announced its SDK for Swift beta, which enables developers to integrate their iOS mobile apps with services on the social network. Article

Telecom News

> Verizon saw its FiOS revenue grow in Q2, but the two-month wireline workforce strike took its toll, resulting in the loss of 13,000 internet subscribers. Article

Wireless News

> Verizon posted 86,000 postpaid phone additions in Q2, helping to slow losses from prepaid plans. The earnings report helps explain why the carrier is so eager to expand into digital media. Article

And finally… RCN Business has unveiled RCN Managed Security, a cloud-based managed security service enabling businesses to manage information security and monitor network activity. Press release