Time Warner Cable apologizes for outage; Sinclair hires a chief creative officer

More cable news from across the Web:

> Time Warner Cable had an outage in Rochester, N.Y. Democrat & Chronicle article

> Sinclair Broadcasting launched "Circa," an independent digital news site, and hired John Solomon as chief creative officer. Release

> Vevo acquires video aggregation site Show You. Variety article

Wireless News

> Verizon CFO Fran Shammo is fighting back against the notion that Verizon is rapidly running out of capacity on its wireless network. Article

> Sprint is aiming to reduce churn by converting prepaid users into long-term postpaid subscribers, CFO Tarek Robbiati said today. Article

Telecom News

> A high level Verizon executive said that ongoing contract negotiations with its union wireline workforce is driving higher costs in its wireline business. Article

> Demand for passive optical networking (PON) equipment is growing worldwide, a new report from Dell'Oro Group says. Article

Wireless Tech News

> Nokia Networks established the OpenFastPath (OFP) Foundation, an initiative it launched with ARM and Enea to combine the advanced technologies and security features of the telco world with the open source approach of the IT domain. Article

> Cisco Systems is highlighting more than 20 digital city and connected industry solution deployments in Dubai this week. Article

And finally… Canadian cable company Senga Services posted the names of customers with overdue bills on Facebook. Article