TWC moves to stop robocalls; Netflix clamps down on proxy usage

More cable news from across the Web:

> Glenn Beck's conservative-themed entertainment channel TheBlaze has signed a carriage deal with NCTC. Multichannel News story

> Netflix says it will crack down on customers who use proxies to circumvent regional restrictions. Netflix blog post

> NBCUniversal said its ad sales for the upcoming Rio de Janeiro Olympics are on pace to exceed the $1 billion in took in for the London Games four years ago. Associated Press story

> Time Warner Cable has integrated Nomorobo, a service for blocking robocalls, into its phone service. Press release

Telecom News

> Level 3 Communications has reached a new multi-year, settlement-free interconnection agreement with Google covering their global backbone networks. Article

Wireless News

> China's Xiaomi said it sold "over 70 million" phones in 2015, falling well short of the 100 million founder Lei Jun once predicted. Article

And finally… Louis Audet, CEO of Canadian telecom company Cogeco, has expressed concern over government regulation of Internet-based services like Netflix. Canadian Press story

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