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Today on the Net: FCC chairman Genachowski calls out Fox and Cablevision for spending more time attacking each other than negotiating, Time Warner Cable is building a CDN for distribution of VOD content and TiVo has extended its $20 a month, no upfront cost pricing plan.

Genachowski to Fox/Cablevision: Time for Gamesmanship is Over; the FCC chairman said in a statement that he was “deeply troubled that Cablevision and Fox are spending more time attacking each other through ads and lobbyists than sitting down at the negotiating table.” (Multichannel News)

Time Warner Cable Hints at Video CDN Plan; the cableco is developing a video-optimized CDN to store all its on-demand content in two master locations before pushing titles out to regional and division locations. (Light Reading Cable)

TiVo Runs Infomercial, Extends Experimental Pricing; TiVo must have found some success offering Premiere hardware and service for $20/month with zero cash up front, since it’s launched a national infomercial to highlight the promotional plan. (Zatz Not Funny!)

Video Calling Startup Wham! Nails $3 Million In Series A; HD video calling startup Wham! announced today a $3 million dollar Series A investment lead by Santa Monica’s Palomar Ventures. (TechCrunch)

YouView Escapes Ofcom Inquiry Because It’s Not Breaking Any Rules Yet; Ofcom won’t investigate YouView under the UK’s Competition Act, on the grounds that it’s not anti-competitive because it hasn’t launched yet. (paidContent:UK)

More Phones Taking the FiOS Experience Mobile; Verizon makes its FiOS Mobile Remote available on the iPhone and iPod Touch. (Verizon At Home blog)

Sorenson’s Vid.Vu Is Not Just Another URL Shortening Service; so says Sorenson CEO Peter Csathy. (Digital Media Update)

Sunday Night Football Posts Best Average Viewership in 14 Years; the weekly football program was the No. 1 show on Sunday night for the sixth consecutive week. (press release)

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