Verizon expands SEC Network to HD; Apple moves 10 million iPhone 6 units

More cable industry news from around the Web.

> Verizon has expanded its coverage of the SEC Network to HD in all markets. Story

> Bankrupt wireless company LightSquared burned through $81.4 million in August. The operator has now lost $1.6 billion since filing for bankruptcy protection in May 2012. Story

> Universal Sports Network has signed a multiyear affiliate deal with the National Cable Television Cooperative. Story

> AMC Networks is selling packages of commercial time for more than $1 million to advertisers that want a spot in the upcoming series finale of Mad Men. Story

> Apple says it sold more than 10 million iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus smartphones in the first three days on the market, setting a sales record for the company and beating Wall Street forecasts of around 9 million. Story

> Netflix, which is moving its playback technology away from Microsoft's Silverlight and towards HTML5, could soon be available for users of the Linux-based Ubuntu operating system. Story

And finally…  NBC has been declared the ratings winner of the 2013-14 broadcast TV season, thanks largely to a 12 percent uptick in C3 viewership among adults 18-49. Story

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