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GreatLand Names Three New Execs

GreatLand Connections, the cable operator expected to spring into existence after the completion of the Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger, has named three new executives, expanding its team to five senior leadership members. ...

Time Warner Cable to Initiate Sports Fee in January

Time Warner Cable will join the growing list of pay TV distributors charging additional fees for sports programming, tacking on an additional $2.75 per month to customers’ bills beginning in January to help offset rising costs. ...

DirecTV Begins Soft Launch of Ya Veo

DirecTV has begun the soft launch of its long-awaited Spanish-language over-the-top service, dubbed Ya Veo, which provides a suite of programming from Latin America and Spain for $7.99 per-month. ...

Viacom CFO Davis Gets Extension

Viacom said Friday that it has extended the employment deal of executive VP and chief financial officer Wade Davis four years to 2018. ...

DirecTV, Fox Strike TV Everywhere Pact

DirecTV and Fox Networks have agreed on an authentication deal that will give the satellite TV service provider’s 20 million customers access to programming from several Fox networks via the Web and mobile devices. ...

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