Vid-Biz: Epix, Net Neutrality, BBC iPlayer

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Premium Movie Channel Epix Coming To Cox; the cable provider confirms it has reached a deal to carry Epix, the premium movie channel started by Viacom, Lionsgate and MGM last year. (The Business Insider)

Net Neutrality Hearing Totally Comcastic; During a hearing last Friday, a three-judge panel questioned whether the FCC has the authority to impose net-neutrality rules without an explicit congressional mandate. (AllThingsD)

BBC Expands iPlayer Beta on Freesat; the Freesat version is currently available on Humax set-top boxes, and will become available to all Freesat HD set-top boxes and HDTVs over the coming months. (BBC Internet Blog)

Mark Cuban on 3-D, HD, LSD; The WSJ talks to Cuban about which gadgets he’s looking forward to seeing, why he thinks 2-D-to-3-D video processors are a “cheat,” and what exactly he was thinking when he compared 3-D to LSD. (Digits)

Internet on TV is a highlight at Consumer Electronics Show; the most promising new products were not expensive, content-deprived 3DTV sets, but Internet-connected HDTVs. (Washington Post)

DirecTV Tells Its Growth Story; CFO Patrick Doyle said gross subscriber additions should decline, but that the satellite-TV giant sees growth opportunities in apartment buildings and a more aggressive broadband offering. (Multichannel News)

Ensequence Cuts More Jobs; the interactive TV solutions provider has conducted another round of layoffs in an effort to refocus its efforts on its core business. (InteractiveTV Today)

SpeedCine Goes International; the database of legal feature films available for streaming or downloading expands to the international market today, serving every computer user worldwide. (press release)

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