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Television: The New Complexity Engine: For cable MSOs and telcos, the competitive stakes for TV are high; http://bit.ly/iOiaDm

Boxee hires for European push http://dlvr.it/RLYFP

Disney income suffers, TV biz grows http://dlvr.it/RLTBS

Alcatel-Lucent and China Mobile: First call made over TD-LTE Trial Network in Shanghai  http://j.mp/jPAicm

Free HDTV in Ottawa not without complications | OpenFilehttp://ow.ly/4RXhC

Canal Plus among applicants for French DTT VOD: French media regulator the CSA has received six applications…http://tinyurl.com/3lbynla

Mediaset increases pay TV base but ad woes continue: http://tinyurl.com/3kmrehj

Lagardère still set for Canal Plus sale: Lagardère remains determined to sell its 20% stake in Canal Plus …http://tinyurl.com/3rz6yob

Cable Operator UPC Poland launches remote DVR service: http://tinyurl.com/3mddrrh

Charlotte unveils world’s largest HDTV – CBSSports.com http://ow.ly/4RXfz

A Better Remote Control for Internet TV http://www.iptv-blog.net/2011/02/better-tv-remote-control-for-internet.html

A Better Remote Control for Internet TV http://www.iptv-blog.net/2011/02/better-tv-remote-control-for-internet.htm

Cox Rolls Out More BigBand Switched Digital Video – http://t.co/8CgJDvX

Alcatel-Lucent – Relevance goes up if you can provides public and consumer services capability, not just another pipe transporting more stuff

Intelsat first-quarter revenues up but losses widen: Satellite operator Intelsat has posted first-quarter … http://tinyurl.com/3gcq29m

Google TV: new partners and Market plans confirmedhttp://tvaftertv.com/pl

1.8% of Netflix subs (not 1.8% of Net users) consumes 20% of primetime US Internet traffic

SES offers to help Romania http://dlvr.it/RL7BK

TDF eyes Ukrainian DTT market http://dlvr.it/RL7Fd

Sky News appoints digital media head http://dlvr.it/RL5bz

Telekom Malaysia expects 2011 capex at $1bn-plus: Telco says more than half of sum will be spent o…http://bit.ly/lDuHXq

US in new push to break China Internet firewall: State Department to invest $19 million in bid to … http://bit.ly/k2gHnW

SingTel Group mobile customer base rises to 403m: Singapore operator reports 37% on-year growth in…http://bit.ly/jMN6Sl

China Mobile, Alcatel-Lucent make test call on TD-LTE network: Franco-U.S. vendor takes part in Shanghai…http://bit.ly/k9g4go

Eutelsat Q3 revenue up 10%, raises outlook: Satellite firm highlights strong demand from government  http://bit.ly/lNp4jq

Upgrade for ITV Player http://dlvr.it/RKxfn

Ukrtelecom sale completed http://dlvr.it/RKxfb

Polish pay-TV to plateau http://dlvr.it/RKxfV

If you missed them, here are two blog posts on the EBU‘s Principles of Connected and Hybrid TV doc.  http://ht.ly/4RUhi  and  http://ht.ly/4RUhQ

Ofcom has outlined new consumer protection powershttp://tinyurl.com/6zruj2k

Immersive communications video now playing insideALU check it out here:  http://youtu.be/HlxIWmA4pMk

CHART OF THE DAY: How People Actually Use iPads http://zite.to/l8BeJy – video consumption, gaming, apps on the rise

Telekom Austria doubles IPTV customer basehttp://tvaftertv.com/q1n #IPTV

The latest audience complaints figures are out nowhttp://tinyurl.com/2wfcjsg

MPP to Develop YouView Payment Module http://ow.ly/1sTZWP

44% of consumers use social networks to enhance TV viewing http://bit.ly/iP5Gdu – on a companion screen, not the main TV

AonTV grows to 165,000 customers http://dlvr.it/RKbgn

May Total Telecom+ is out. http://j.mp/lTbNXG

HBO Go app downloaded 1 million times already http://j.mp/kT8vhW

Brazil adds 650,000 pay TV subscribers in 1Q 2011http://bit.ly/k7zHvu

Pay TV Cord Cutting is Red Flag, Not Death Knellhttp://bit.ly/mL5278

Google to launch movie rentals on Android http://dlvr.it/RK7cY

ADB Group delivers a mid-period business updatehttp://bit.ly/mevX41

BuddyTV Wants to Be Your Personalized TV Guide Apphttp://dlvr.it/RK1yY

European Space Agency (ESA)… EGNOS Makes Its Entrance (SATCOM) http://goo.gl/fb/xI44D

European Satellite Operators Association (ESOA)… Moving On Up…http://goo.gl/fb/GuuUm

New Panasonic TVs focus on 3D and IPTV video-on-demand – Good Gear Guide http://bit.ly/ityfCI

Comtech EF Data Award As A Trunking Leader (SatCom) http://goo.gl/fb/aQgtt

Russian Satellite Communications Company + Eutelsat… New Neighborhood Resident (Satellite)  http://goo.gl/fb/6HuVk

Renewable Energy Ideas Too Good to be True: Perhaps a sure sign of the renewable energy industry’s maturity is… http://bit.ly/mIwGJg

Malayalam IPTV channel launched for expatriateshttp://tvaftertv.com/fq3

Thailand’s Largest Pay-TV Operator TrueVisions Selects NDShttp://bit.ly/lXaWLW

Video and TV Streaming Set to Dominate Global Data Traffic Landscape http://bit.ly/ls1Fl2

Zencoder takes to the cloud for batch video encodinghttp://bit.ly/m7QoCo

Verimatrix’s VCAS Addresses Security Challenges in IPTVhttp://bit.ly/lt4X4D

HBO goes mobile with a new TV app but lacks key cable distributors http://ow.ly/4RSZS

RomTelecom’s IPTV progress eclipses Greek parent: Romania’s RomTelecom passed 1mn IPTV subscribers in the first …http://bit.ly/jSVxoN

NAB 2011: The Big Stories, Oliver Peters (Videography)http://ow.ly/4SeYD

Great interview with a VP from Roku: http://goo.gl/TzoVj

Beet.TV: Roku Owners are “Cutting the Cord” in Substantial Numbers http://t.co/OaVXXKP

YouTube expands movie rentals!: http://on.ft.com/mf57Rb

Invidi Technologies Corp. is suing Visible World and Cablevision Systems Corp. (NYSE: CVC) over claims that the Visible World “Connect” product the MSO is using to deliver targeted ads to about 3 million subs is too similar to its own.

Cox Communications Inc. expanded its switched digital video (SDV) deployment with BigBand Networks Inc. to more markets that rely on both Motorola Mobility Inc.  and Cisco Systems Inc. -made set-top boxes.

Canadian MSO Shaw Communications Inc. is deploying a six-tuner “Moxi” HD-DVR/video gateway that’s the result of Arris Group Inc.  2009 acquisition of Digeo Inc.

Free video-on-demand programming represented 74 percent of all VoD traffic in 2010, according to Rentrak Corp.

More than 1 million Home Box Office Inc. (HBO) subscribers downloaded the HBO Go app in its first week.

Walt Disney Co. licensing deal with Netflix Inc.  shows that theHulu LLC co-owner won’t let a platform “get in the way of doing what we think is right,” CEO Bob Iger told analysts

Roku Inc. , which expects to reach 3 million customers by the end of 2011, says its users have downloaded a total of 15 million channels from Netflix Inc.Hulu LLC and other providers.

Boston wants to force Comcast Corp. to slash cable rates, complaining that Verizon Communications Inc. hasn’t launched FiOS TV in the city and that the MSO faces little competition from competitive cable overbuilder RCN Corp.

News Corp. ups stake in Saudi #billionaire Prince Alwaleed’s music/media Rotana Group  http://onforb.es/iwN4Rp

ROADM wavelength selective switch component market on pace for 20% annual growth through 2015: http://bit.ly/jnpGa6

Boeing’s Inmarsat-5 Subcontractor Team Focused on Efficiency, Security http://bit.ly/ldAqxd

The Economy Of Good Enough http://tvaftertv.com/8kg

Boxee Adds HBO And Movie Trailers http://tvaftertv.com/o1y

But How Do I Sell It?: It seems that the “how to” always lags behind the “what it is.” What will your company do? http://bit.ly/lCpaxM

Amobee, InMobi Form Big Mobile-Ad Partnership: The companies announced a three-year, multimillion-dollar partner…http://bit.ly/lAYjXJ

Charter activates EBIF interactive TV spec on over 1 million digital set-top boxes, enhancing advanced ad offerings http://ow.ly/4ScZb

On Demand Summit: Canoe Preps ‘Pragmatic’ National VOD Ad Platform – http://t.co/zhRHZHg