Starz takes TVE service to Android TV; Cox launches 1 Gbps service in Virginia

More cable news from across the Web:

> Pace's shareholders gave their approval to Arris' plan to purchase the company. Multichannel News article

> Starz is now offering its TV Everywhere app, Starz Play, on some Android TV devices. Multichannel News article

> Comcast plans to hire 250 new workers in Tennessee. WBIR article

> Attendees at a public hearing in Vermont urged Comcast to improve its broadband services. VTdigger article

> Cox Communications introduced 1 Gbps services in Williamsburg, Virginia. Daily Press article

> Discovery is ending its longest-running show, Mythbusters. TVPredictions article

> Vice confirmed it plans to launch a cable TV channel. Fortune article

Telecom News

> Juniper sees its recent win at AT&T for its Contrail SDN product set gave it confidence about the service provider market, but also validates its strategy that's getting interest from other service providers. Article

> The Communications Workers of America has waged another attack on Verizon as the union has petitioned the Pennsylvania Utility Commission to investigate what it claims are unsafe conditions at a number of the telco's outside plant facilities. Article

Wireless News

> FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler suggested that wireless carriers that are being coy about how much they will participate in next year's incentive auction of 600 MHz broadcast TV spectrum are simply positioning themselves and trying to throw off their competitors from discerning their true intentions. Article

> Ericsson posted weaker-than-expected sales in the third quarter and its gross margin was lower than analysts' forecast, as the company saw a drop in network sales and was hit by a slowdown in LTE deployments in China. Article

And finally… Following the launches of Spotify, Apple Music and other services, Pandora's stock is tanking. Article

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