Here's what's making waves in the cable world today.
Comcast Corp. (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK) CEO Brian Roberts says the MSO will slash the installation window it gives subscribers from four hours to two hours or less by 2012.
Police in Wycoff, N.J., arrested a former Cablevision Systems Corp. (NYSE: CVC) billing department employee for allegedly using the town's bank account number to pay $3,500 in personal bills. Kelly Dunmore, 28, is accused of obtaining a bank account number and routing number on corporate checks used to pay for Internet and cable TV service.
Cox Communications Inc. is finding new uses for Twitter, posting a message today to tell subscribers that it has "no plans to launch" liberal news network Current TV, which recently hired former MSNBC anchor Keith Olbermann.
Com Hem AB is expanding in Sweden via an acquisition of Canal Digital Kabel-TV, a cable and IPTV service provider that reaches about 220,000 homes. Com Hem intends to keep Canal Digital's cable component and sell off the IPTV assets to AllTele.
— Steve Donohue, Special to Light Reading Cable, and Jeff Baumgartner, Site Editor, Light Reading Cable