Optimum Lightpath offers first aid to NJ healthcare provider; Clearwire sued over throttling

Cable industry news from across the Web:

> Cablevision Systems' Optimum Lightpath helping Horizon Health Center in Jersey City "overhaul its network and transform how it delivers care to more than 19,000 patients." News release.

> Clearwire is the subject of a class action suit over "sudden throttling." Story.

> In a party line vote, the House Energy and Commerce telecom subcommittee voted 15-8 to repeal net neutrality rules. Story.

> Providing a peek under cable's cone of silence, Comcast CTO Tony Werner said the MSO will launch an application with Samsung's connected TVs "by Christmas." Story.

> Speaking of connected TVs, Peel Technologies has introduced a hardware control component to its iPhone-app personal universal TV control system. Story.

And finally ... finishing up with more connection news, NDS has launched a scalable service delivery platform that "enables TV operators to extend their offering to companion device through third party applications." News release.