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DirecTV streams Audience Network to iPad; pushes programmers for mobile video rights

DirecTV said Wednesday that it expanded distribution of its Audience Network to Apple's iPad, allowing subscribers to access the channel both inside and outside their homes.

National Advertising Division upbraids Verizon for broadband speed claims

The National Advertising Division (NAD) of the Advertising Self-Regulatory Council  told  Verizon it should modify its broadband advertising "to avoid conveying the falsely disparaging, unsupported message that Internet service provided by cable companies is significantly slower than Verizon's fiber-optic FiOS service."

Comcast tailors triple play for Hispanic subscribers

Comcast began marketing an Xfinity Triple Play MultiLatino package Tuesday that offers access to Spanish-language programming and a phone service that can be used to make calls to Mexico or Latin America.

EarthLink, Clearwire team on 4G LTE broadband play

EarthLink said it struck a wholesale agreement with Clearwire that will allow the ISP to market both fixed and mobile 4G and broadband services to subscribers.

Comcast marketing spending jumps 12.8% in Q2 2012; Verizon, AT&T cut ad budgets

Comcast spent $469.7 million to market its Xfinity products during the second quarter, shelling out more money on advertising than any other telecom company, Kantar Media said Monday.

TiVo Stream device lets viewers watch programming on iPad, iPhone

TiVo began selling a $130 receiver called TiVo Stream on Thursday that lets viewers watch programming stored on their DVRs on Apple's iPad, iPhone and iPod touch devices.

Cablevision leasing Apple TV box for $5 monthly to OMGFAST subscribers

Testing the waters for using Internet video devices to compete with fellow cable operators, Cablevision launched a promotion at its OMGFAST wireless broadband system in Florida in which subscribers can lease an Apple TV set-top for $5 monthly.

Envivio: MSOs testing network DVR solution

Envivio said Monday that multiple cable operators in Europe and North America are conducting lab tests of its Halo network media processor, which could allow MSOs to offer subscribers access to a network-based DVR.

DirecTV trademarks 'Grab & Go' for mobile video product

DirecTV has submitted trademark applications for the brand "Grab & Go" for use in products related to mobile video and digital video recorders.

AT&T details hunt for WCS, AWS spectrum

AT&T Mobility's pending deals for AWS and 2.3 GHz WCS spectrum were fleshed out in an FCC filing, giving greater clarity to the carrier's bid to keep pace with rival Verizon Wireless as the two hunt for more radio waves for LTE.