EarthLink announces cash dividend; Farmers need to have a broadband connection

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> The new Xbox 720, reports CNET citing various sources, may require a broadband connection. Article

> EarthLink's board of directors on Wednesday declared a quarterly cash dividend on its common stock in the amount of 5 cents per share to be paid on April 5, 2013, to shareholders of record on March 22, 2013. Release

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> Turner Broadcasting and HBO reported that their revenues rose 4 percent to $14.2 million in Q4 2012 due to an increase in subscription fees from cable and satellite TV affiliates. Article

> Disney's CFO, Jay Rasulo, told analysts on Tuesday that low-cost programming from cable operators such as Comcast and Time Warner Cable is not hurting ESPN's declining subscriber base. Article

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> A new EU Kids Online project study revealed that children think violent and pornographic content are the two types of content that make video-sharing sites more risky than other online platforms. Article

And finally… Farmers, argues a Light Reading article, need broadband more than new trucks. Article

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