Comcast has bought the half of New England Cable News it didn't already own from Hearst Corp., and combined management with Comcast's SportsNet New England, axing 16-year news director turned general manager Charles Kravetz and putting both businesses under SportsNet New England chief Bill Bridgen. The companies won't say what Comcast paid Hearst.

Separately, technicallyphilly's weekly Comcast update contains a link to a link to a "trusted source" blogbit about the Comcast/T-Mobile partnership rolling out a 4G mobile network, eventually.