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Google TV 2.0 Tees Up CE Partners
LR Cable News Analysis | 1/6/2012

Also: Charter takes more TV everywhere; Netflix clashes with HBO over DVDs; Dish is hip to 'Hopper' DVR; Ubee's CEO to retire

iPhone 4S Has a Big Appetite
Wireless Bits | 1/6/2012

9:25 AM A smartphone usage study finds that extreme data users are exposed, identifying the iPhone 4S as the data-hungriest device of the lot

New Telecom Reports for the New Year
Research Rewind | 1/6/2012

This week: Ushering in the new year with more than a dozen research reports on everything from LTE to fixed-mobile substitution

Euronews: MSFT Linked to Telefonica IPTV Deal
News Analysis | 1/6/2012

A reported shift in IPTV platform strategy at Telefonica tops today's EMEA news queue

Arris Exec to Become BlackArrow's CTO
LR Cable News Analysis | 1/6/2012

Joe Matarese, a top mind in VoD and advanced ad technologies, is heading to the Comcast-backed startup

Sprint's First 10 LTE Markets Coming by Mid-Year
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/5/2012

Sprint has promised to turn on its first four Network Vision markets by mid-year, including in Atlanta, Houston, Dallas and San Antonio

Comcast 'Completes' Docsis 3.0 Rollout
LR Cable News Analysis | 1/5/2012

A top exec says the MSO's initial D3 deployment is done, setting up the migration to IP video

Leap Preps for Session-Based Pricing
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/5/2012

With 60% of its sales now going to smartphones, Leap is planning to add session-based pricing to increase the value of its tiered data plans

AT&T Turns Up 11 More LTE Markets
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/5/2012

Operator covered 74 million PoPs with LTE at the end of 2011 with 11 new markets launched, including congested areas such as San Francisco and NYC

Verizon iPhone Sales Surge in Q4
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/5/2012

But stock jockeys eye the short-term hit rather than the long-term growth that the numbers hint at

Netflix Stock Soars on Stats & Speculation
LR Cable News Analysis | 1/5/2012

Also: TW Cable tests HBO GO, with a catch; Moto trots out CES demos; exec change at Liberty Global; HDTVs are firmly in the mainstream

Mindspeed Snaps Up Picochip for $51.8M
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/5/2012

The mobile chipset is still hot at the beginning of 2012 as Mindspeed plans to acquire femto chip specialist Picochip for $51.8M

SCTE's 2012 Priorities
Technically Speaking With SCTE | 1/5/2012

President and CEO Mark Dzuban outlines the Society's lengthy 'to do' list for the year ahead

CES 2012: The Ultra Tablet Show
Que Sera Sarah | 1/5/2012

8:00 AM Bet on tablets, not tables, in Vegas this year

Intellectual Property Boom
EuroBlog | 1/5/2012

7:35 AM Expect more legal action around patent misuse

Euronews: Has Nokia Nabbed a New Chairman?
News Analysis | 1/5/2012

In today's EMEA roundup: Nokia board plumps for another Finn; Spanish regulator probes mobile big three; KPN government contract canned

Comcast Scores Disney Distribution
LR Cable News Analysis | 1/4/2012

The long-term deal includes TV Everywhere, so Comcast gets the Mouse in and out of the house

Cisco Finally Drops ūmi
Craig's A-List | 1/4/2012

3:30 PM If the beloved Flip had to go, then the less-beloved ūmi wasn't going to be long for this world

CEM Set for Center Stage
News Analysis | 1/4/2012

2012 is gearing up to be a major year for customer experience management developments

NDS Eyes an IPO
LR Cable News Analysis | 1/4/2012

Also: Roku tees up HDMI-connected Streaming Stick; Netflix sets original series debut; Verizon drops media server hints; cable execs on the move

MetroPCS Kicks Off Mobile DTV in the US
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/4/2012

Regional carrier will be the first to offer live, local TV though a Samsung phone with a baked-in TV tuner

Entropic Takes $55M Stab at Trident
LR Cable News Analysis | 1/4/2012

Entropic looks to amp up the competition with Broadcom and Intel as it puts in a 'stalking horse' bid for the set-top assets of troubled Trident

Marvell Snaps Up Xelerated
News Analysis | 1/4/2012

2012 starts with a 100G chip acquisition

Broadcom Video Gateway SoC Gets 'SlingLoaded'
LR Cable News Analysis | 1/4/2012

Deal with EchoStar could make it easier for Cisco, Moto and other Broadcom chip customers to integrate Sling Media's TV place-shifting tech

Euronews: AlcaLu Lands New LTE Deal
News Analysis | 1/4/2012

In today's EMEA roundup: AlcaLu wins Saudi deal; China Telecom strikes MVNO deal with UK operator; TalkTalk gets its mobile man

AT&T to Pay TiVo $215M-Plus to Settle DVR Fight
LR Cable News Analysis | 1/3/2012

The companies won't go to war as AT&T agrees to pay millions to license TiVo's DVR technology. Is Verizon next?

Can LightSquared Hit Its New Deadline?
Jonestown | 1/3/2012

3:40 PM Sprint has given LightSquared an extra 30 days to get FCC approval for its LTE network, which still seems like a hard deadline to hit

Netflix's Customer Satisfaction Dips
LR Cable News Analysis | 1/3/2012

Also: NY Times frets about Verizon Wireless-cable deals; new Charter CEO could cash in; Versus becomes the NBC Sports Network

Sprint Gives LightSquared 30-Day Extension
LR Mobile News Analysis | 1/3/2012

Media reports indicate that Sprint has given LightSquared another 30 days to get permission for its terrestrial LTE network from the FCC

KT Unveils LTE Timetable
News Analysis | 1/3/2012

South Korean incumbent is turning off its 2G services as it rolls out LTE

Euronews: AlcaLu Rules Out NSN-Style Cuts
News Analysis | 1/3/2012

In today's EMEA roundup: Ben Verwaayen stays positive; T-Mobile Hungary launches LTE; KPN's CFO quits; Telefónica tests 400G

Carriers Boost Transpacific Links
News Analysis | 1/3/2012

The subsea cable sector in Asia/Pacific is heating up and there's talk of a new transpacific cable to link China with the US

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