Here are the most readstories of the week.
How muchchoice is enough in the set-top box market
ComcastCorp. and FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler are both trying to revolutionizethe set-top box market, but they seem to have almost opposite ideas about whatthat revolution should mean.
Cable modems:Fee vs. free
While most of the debate around the FCC's set-top boxproceeding has focused on television service, there has also been a muchquieter dispute taking place over cable modems.
Viacom endsParamount stake sale talks, interim CEO to exit
As expected, Viacom Inc. is ending efforts to find a minoritystakeholder in Paramount Pictures. Also, Tom Dooley, Viacom's interim presidentand CEO, is leaving the company. Dooley will continue to serve as interim CEOthrough Nov. 15.
AT&T execon 'best role for government' in broadband
According to the president of AT&T Tennessee, whileTennessee's fightover municipalbroadband illustrated the important regulatory role state and localgovernments play, it is only a small part of the state's broadband story.
Emmys: Theverdict is in for HBO's 'Thrones' and 'Veep,' FX's 'OJ'
During the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards, Television Academymembers spread their votes around to some degree, with basic and premium cable,streaming services, broadcast and public broadcasting all capturing trophies onthe Sept. 18 telecast on WaltDisney Co.'s ABC(US).