PlayStation Vue locks up all network O&Os; House Republicans target Universal Lifeline

More cable news from across the web:

> Sony said it now offers live feeds on PlayStation Vue for all Big Four network owned and operated stations. Multichannel News story

Cable One is offering authenticated access to HBO Go through TiVo-powerd DVR set-tops. CED Magazine story

> The GOP-controlled House Energy & Commerce Committee is investing the Universal Service Fund's Lifeline program. Multichannel News story

> Viacom chief executive Philippe Dauman has asked a Massachusetts court to expedite his legal challenge to the decision by Viacom empire king Sumner Redstone to remove him from the family trust. Reuters story

> Facebook and Microsoft are teaming to lay a new fiber cable across the Atlantic Ocean. Wall Street Journal story

Telecom News

> Nokia is now the number two worldwide optical network equipment vendor. The company returned to the optical network equipment market during the first quarter after completing its merger with Alcatel-Lucent (ALU) and absorbing ALU's optical network business. Among all optical network vendors, Nokia came in second only to Huawei, according to new research from IHS's Optical Network Hardware Quarterly Market Tracker. Article

> AT&T workers represented by the Communications Workers of America (CWA) union Local 9509 returned to the job after a week-long grievance strike with AT&T West. Article

Wireless News

> CTIA struck back against the FCC's proposed privacy rules for Internet service providers -- including mobile network operators -- saying the Commission is overstepping its bounds and considering regulations that are "overbroad and harmful." Article

And finally… Dayton, Ore. has become the first city to offer 10-gig broadband services on the West Coast. Light Reading story

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