TWC promises Maxx to reach 45% of customers by end of year; TiVo to support Apple's AirPlay

More cable news from across the Web:

> Time Warner Cable launched its Maxx service in Greensboro and Wilmington, N.C., promising that by the end of the year 45 percent of its Internet customers nationwide will have access to "TWC Maxx Internet speeds, up to 300 Mbps, and nearly 50 percent of all TV subscribers will have access to all-digital video." Post

> Rovi renewed its patent-license agreement with Vizio. Release

> Motive Television said it will offer OTT channels on its TabletTV product. Release

> TiVo now supports Apple's AirPlay technology. Mac Rumors article

> Cox in Tulsa plans to move all of its services to its digital network. KRMG article

> A group of smaller operators, trade associations and vendors formed the Competify group to urge the FCC to regulate large companies like Comcast and Verizon more stringently. DSLReports article

> A Philadelphia woman is suing Comcast for the company's alleged robocalls. Philadelphia Magazine article

> Deutsche Bank is recommending that investors buy Charter Communications stock. article

Mobile Developer News

> No one calls it the Internet of iOS, or the Internet of Android, but the choice of platform will inevitably become a critical factor in how app developers start exploring opportunities related to the Internet of Things. Article

> Indie mobile app developers may face the biggest burnout risk of all. Editor's Corner

Telecom News

> Level 3 Communications has wrapped its network expansion effort in Spokane, Wash., and Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, enhancing its route miles and on-net building reach to address business customers in each city. Article

> Managed services like cloud-based hosting are going to be a big revenue driver for service providers, a segment that Ovum forecasts will grow to over $297 billion by 2020. Article

Wireless News

> Apple may have captured around just 18 percent of the global smartphone market in the first quarter, according to research firm IDC. Yet according to investment bank Canaccord Genuity, Apple grabbed nearly all of the smartphone profits that quarter. Article

And finally… Driver's licenses are headed to smartphones. Article