Sales of 4K TVs spike 494% in the U.S.; Tribune sees 20% spike in Q3 retrans revenue

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> Sales of 4K TVs are up 494 percent in this U.S. in 2015 to nearly 2 million units, according to the Digital Entertainment Group. Announcement

> Tribune Media reported a 3 percent rise in third-quarter revenue, driven by a 20 percent increase in broadcast retransmission income. TV News Check story

> Africa now has 15.9 million pay-TV subscribers, up 13 percent in one year, according to Dataxis. CED Magazine story

> Comcast Business has extended its fiber network to Northern California's Modesto Business Park. Release

> Ted Leonsis, owner of the NBA's Washington Wizards and NHL's Washington Capitals, is in the final states of a deal to obtain one-third ownership of Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic. Washington Post story

Telecom News

> Hawaiian Telcom is making progress with its FTTH initiative, making it possible for nearly 60 percent of homes in Oahu to get the 1 Gbps speed tier while eyeing new technologies such as G.fast and VDSL2 to increase speeds on its copper network. Article

Wireless News

> Credit card data firm Experian said that it has received an unnamed number of class actions, presumably lawsuits, since it disclosed last month the personal information of around 15 million people who applied for T-Mobile US' services had been hacked. Experian also said it is booking a $20 million charge related to the incident. Article

And finally Toyota will install broadband antennas into its cars to deliver satellite-based Internet service. Article

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