Wandering satellite likely to disrupt cable TV this weekend; Cableland goes up for sale

> It's a good thing these guys haven't been watching a killer asteroid because we'd never know whether to duck or look up. Word now is that a rogue TV communications satellite will, in fact, interfere with local cable programming beginning Sunday. Previously we've been told that the wobbly bird would, then wouldn't, be a problem. Stay tuned. Story.

> It's said to be a buyers' market, so if you're looking for a cozy 19,500-square-foot bungalow, with adjoining guest and pool houses in Denver, Cableland is up for sale. The home was built by the late cable TV pioneer Bill Daniels in 1986-87 and donated to the city in 1998 to serve as the mayor's official residence. Now it can be yours. Story.

> Google TV and Apple TV are grabbing headlines, but the back-story belongs to IPTV provider Clearleap which said after only a year it has 10 million video subscribers in 40 markets and deals with half the top 10 cable TV operators in the U.S. Story.

> AT&T, not to be forgotten in the TV mix, said it is rolling out "several AT&T U-VerseTV DVR (they just can't lose that telco jargon thing, can they?) enhancements "at no extra charge over the coming weeks." News release.

And finally... If you're not too lucky with stocks, you might be interested in knowing that Comcast has declared a quarterly dividend of 9.45 cents per share. Story.

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