TWC offers VOD for animation; Rocket Fiber to launch services in Detroit

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> Time Warner Cable launched a new on-demand category offering animated films. Release

> NBC cut business ties with Donald Trump. Media Post article

> CBS said it enjoyed a 5 percent hike in its upfront ad prices. Media Post article

> A new ISP called Rocket Fiber is planning to launch 1 Gbps service in Detroit. DSLreports article

> A DirecTV executive has joined the board of LivingSocial. Washington Business Journal article

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> FierceDeveloper Editor Shane Schick checks in with some practices for mobile app developers that should be standard practice. Editor's Corner

> The big decision iOS 9 forces app developers to make. Feature

Telecom News

> FCC commissioner Ajit Pai has proposed new revisions to the Universal Service Fund (USF) to give rural telcos a chance to take advantage of funds to deliver a broadband-only service. Article

Wireless News

> AT&T Mobility's Cricket prepaid brand struck a deal with Meijer stores to expand its distribution into 213 of the chain's supercenter grocery stores throughout the Midwest. Article

> Sprint unveiled a new pricing scheme called "All-In" that incorporates an unlimited $60 per month service plan and a $20 per month device payment in one price point. Article

And finally… Two Uber executives have been taken into custody in France. Article

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