Verizon and cable MSOs get cozy among cable's top 2012 stories

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Verizon Wireless (NYSE: VZ) made an unprecedented move by partnering with four of the largest cable MSOs--Comcast (Nasdaq: CMCSA), Time Warner Cable (NYSE: TWC), Cox Communications and Bright House Networks--in a series of joint marketing promotions including discounts on premium networks and DVR rentals. The wireless unit's pact with cable was just one of many of the big story lines that took place in the cable industry throughout 2012. Read more