'Shark Week' could bite into Comcast-Discovery talks; TWC turns up $85M Denver data center

More cable news from around the Web:

> Discovery Communication's decision to move its popular "Shark Week" programming block up a month this summer could impact negotiations with Comcast to renew a program licensing deal that expires at the end of June. Story

> Comcast Business has equipped LP Field, home of the NFL's Tennessee Titans, with a 1 Gbps dedicated Ethernet connection. Story

> Time Warner Cable officially put online a new $85 million national data center in Denver. Story

> After President Obama appeared at his plant last month to denounce state laws restricting municipal broadband, an executive for Cedar Falls Utilities has criticized one of the President's key agendas, Title II Internet regulation. Story

> A new study by Dataxis suggests that Latin America will be DirecTV's largest market by the end of 2015. Story

> ESPN has re-signed on-air personality Stephen A. Smith to a new long-term deal. Story

> Taboola, a startup that offers online video content recommendation services, has raised $117 million in funding from sources including Comcast Ventures. Story

> Suddenlink has added the El Rey Network to its channel lineup. Story

> Latino-focused online video company MiTu has acquired a $15 million Series B round of funding. Story

And finally … New data compiled by Tubular shows that 21,000 online content makers garner at least 1 million views per month. Story

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