TVE ad views jump 591% in Q4; Dish leases spectrum to tech pioneer Steve Perlman

More cable news from around the Internet:

> Ad views on authenticated TV Everywhere services jumped 591 percent in the fourth quarter, according to FreeWheel. Story

> TransGaming has struck a deal with Liberty Global to bring its GameTree service to Liberty's Horizon IP-capable set-tops. Story

> The California Public Utilities Commission has called an "all parties" meeting for Wednesday to discuss a recommendation to approve the proposed merger of Comcast and Time Warner Cable. Story

> Discovery Networks CEO David Zaslav has dismissed rumors that he has met with 21st Century Fox executives to discuss a possible takeover. Clip

> Dish Network is leasing some of its wireless spectrum to Artemis Networks, the company created by technologist Steve Perlman to commercialize  the so-called "pCell" technology. Story

> A coalition of public interest groups urged the FCC to adopt a spectrum reserve of at least 40 MHz for the 600 MHz incentive auction, one of several rule changes they are suggesting aimed at helping smaller carriers acquire spectrum. Story

And finally … OTT service provider Kaltura and IBM are providing technology support to Turner Broadcasting as it launches an authenticated multiscreen service in Latin America and Brazil. Story

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