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Echostar to Shut Down ViP-TV: http://t.co/Ukjkl2r

The FCC opens 650MHz of spectrum for mobile backhaul http://bit.ly/ocD6Oo

Plano, Texas(!) Is America’s Most IPad Friendly City by @noahedavis http://read.bi/nPiT1s

Cablevision and Viacom Settle Lawsuit Over iPad  TV Show Streaming http://bit.ly/p1yovE

How #Media Companies Play With #Apple’s New Rules: Give In, Go Around or Compromise http://dthin.gs/pOTGLf

Clearwire Sits in Deep Water – Yahoo! News http://t.co/faNwHUd

Verizon CEO Mead opens Application Innovation Center in SF http://cnet.co/o65KMf

Virgin’s Triumph smartphone vs. Sprint’s Photon http://usat.ly/qqLMrI

FCC Chief on LightSquared: “We’re not going to do anything that creates problems for GPS safety and services” http://bit.ly/rfvZrw

Most Cable Companies Still Not Getting Any Love: http://t.co/sjSuPbo

Global optical network equipment market (WDM and SDH/SONET) revenue jumped 13% in 2Q11 http://t.co/4np8ZLB

The definition and market of convergent charging is expanding. http://t.co/HsYGbC6

News Corp looking for new acquisitions: Having ditched its bid for the chunk of BSkyB it does not own, http://tinyurl.com/3qy2hvt

Sky Italia nears five million: Sky Italia added 57,000 new subscribers in the three months to the end of http://tinyurl.com/3cacazc

Poland’s ‘n’ continues to grow: Polish DTH platform ‘n’ saw second quarter revenues increase by 19% year-o…http://tinyurl.com/3gjrra7

Helmut Thoma planning network of German regional channels: Former RTL Germany chief Helmut Thoma is planni… http://tinyurl.com/3kyxku3

UPC Poland adds Discovery On Demand: UPC Poland has added Discovery On Demand to its video-on-demand line-… http://tinyurl.com/3qtc83s

Facebook pitches mobile messaging apphttp://goo.gl/fb/q7vPb

Vodafone sells 5.5% of Indian operation to healthcare provider http://goo.gl/fb/Q3AVZ

Hutch’s FTTB price cuts set the dumb-pipe question raging again http://goo.gl/fb/CLiQV

Infonetics – 2Q11 optical equipment spending is up YoY in all regions and rolling 12-month trends remain positive @aschmitt http://t.co/RJ6pIUN

HTC Mazaa’s awarded in dev contest, winners promptly splay (and auction) them to world  http://engt.co/pbtn3B

Boxee’s iPad app blends bookmarks and social discovery http://tvaftertv.com/91w #IPTV#IPTV

Amanda Tierney, Level 3 Communications – FierceTelecom: http://t.co/K1khgMb

Infonetics’ Q2 Optical Network Hardware market share results: ZTE, Huawei surge; market up 21% YoY:http://t.co/4np8ZLB

Karlyn Oberg, SureWest Communications – FierceTelecom: http://t.co/gevlaYv

Jean McManus, Verizon – FierceTelecom: http://t.co/ofBjzu5

Monnie McGaffigan, Sprint Nextel – FierceTelecom: http://t.co/LUQBS2q

Maura Mahoney, Sidera – FierceTelecom: http://t.co/1veOqSQ

Erica Johnson, UNH-IOL – FierceTelecom: http://t.co/3Tx51TO

Olivia Garfield, BT Openreach – FierceTelecom: http://t.co/AhQ28cf

Colleen Gallagher, First Telecom – FierceTelecom: http://t.co/mAQvMTk

Rosemary Cochran, Vertical Systems Group – FierceTelecom: http://t.co/flBRKib

Kathleen Quinn Abernathy, Frontier Communications – FierceTelecom: http://t.co/83Rvo5d

Swisscom hat 512.000 IPTV-Zuschauer – 1,62 Millionen DSL-Anschlüsse http://bit.ly/qRNWqB http://bit.ly/orWPYP Swisscom enjoys 61% annual growth for IPTV service: Swisscom had reached 512,000 subscribers for its IPTV service…http://bit.ly/oadrtL

Cisco shares up 10.5% in premarket trading after better-than-expected results, outlook http://on.mktw.net/pI9npd

UKTV poaches Tennant: British thematic channel operator UKTV has poached ITV executive Emma Tennant to bec… http://tinyurl.com/3sg69tz

What If Samsung Stopped Supplying Parts For the iPhone 4? $AAPL http://read.bi/o8Ha2t

Connected TVs to help dethrone PC sales by 2013: http://t.co/aVvPvx8

ISPs broadband quality subject to public hearing http://tf.to/6zAj

Swisscom Feels the Heat in H1 http://tf.to/6zAk

Viacom and Cablevision settle iPad streaming dispute http://tf.to/6zAm

Taiwan 2Q11 international Internet bandwidth rises http://tf.to/6zAn

Mobile Marketing: Five Mobile Marketing Success Stories That Will Inspire You! http://bit.ly/qF79Bo

Smartphones will outnumber other handsets by 2014 in Western Europe http://t.co/vNQDtDM

Airband Raises $20 Million, Announces Plans For Mergers And Acquisitions http://tcrn.ch/qRj5zL

New Tool May Yield Smaller, Faster Optoelectronics http://bit.ly/nlsRZc

TV most robust growth driver for satellite industry http://dlvr.it/fpQtF

Would-Be Hulu Buyers Will Have Their Checkbooks Ready Next Week – http://dthin.gs/p8aKdM

Disney to put its shows behind a pay wall online, too http://t.co/0Nl9yFS

Great white paper from Telecom on the Top 10 Ingredients for Building Shared Networks http://t.co/vmQX9Es

Telco 2.0’s Q&As on Alcatel-Lucent’s cellular innovation ‘lighRadio’ here http://t.co/Yye1E0W

CWTS – 911 Response Goes Mobile: Send Texts, Photos, and Videos to 911 Emergency…It’s Coming Soon. Read more here: http://bit.ly/ocEaOZ

Wireless newcomer CENX scores backhaul platform deal with LightSquared http://goo.gl/Eft9j

Muscatine, Iowa Utility wins tech award for Metro Ethernet http://goo.gl/2QEXU

Mobile CDNs and video distribution: are they a viable option, and should telcos buy/build/partner? http://t.co/igL6c1v

Just hit 50k iPad downloads… #9 App on iTunes… #1 in Entertainment – raucous cheering in Boxee HQ! http://b0x.ee/og7EhZ

India’s BSNL Signs Tower Sharing Deal with Other Mobile Networks http://bit.ly/p6X4kX

DTS Expands Footprint in HDTV Market with Integration of High-Performance Audio Technology in Changhong Televisions http://bit.ly/mWa2r5

SRT Communications uses Zhone MXK for IPTV with Microsoft Mediaroom http://tvaftertv.com/af6

SingTel sees IPTV revenues increase 73% in Q2http://tvaftertv.com/kev

Is There A Bandwidth Shortage http://tf.to/62FA

More TV Watchers Give Up Cable, Satellite http://tf.to/62FC

Superfast broadband goal targeted http://tf.to/62FD

66% of 3DTV owners watch 3D once a week http://ow.ly/60PRz

CWTS – Your #iPhone Hacked in 18 Minutes! Read more here: http://bit.ly/ormXFi

Report: Internet-Enabled Consumer Devices Will Soon Outsell PCs: http://t.co/dXcZXWx

Globosat joins Net for mobile VOD http://is.gd/vwDs5y

SES Selects Newtec to Deliver Next Generation Ka-band Sat3Play Technology for ASTRA2Connect http://bit.ly/nqioO8

Check out the latest Sony Ericsson phones (photo gallery): http://ow.ly/60KE4

How one rural ISP found success selling Google Apps http://bit.ly/nTpZq7

Research and Markets: Telecom Sector in Australia – Trends and Opportunities (2011-2015) Available Now http://bit.ly/ozBAWw

Qube Cinema to provide servers for Venice Film Festival: Qube Cinema is supplying digital cinema servers and tec…http://bit.ly/paqgbC

MRV Unveils Latest Carrier Ethernet Access Platform for Communications Provider Customers http://bit.ly/nG0T3y

Infonetics – Optical network hardware spending is up in all regions and rolling 12-month trends remain positive: http://t.co/pZ7b5rF

Just blogged about the highly competitive Ugandan mobile market,& what it might mean for the segment’s future: http://bit.ly/qBF7El

With 5.3B mobile connections worldwide, China, India and US are world’s largest mobile markets. http://t.co/I0nBmWT

Video: Drivers for Diameter in 3G http://ow.ly/5Qn7S

Mobile Q&A App OpinionAided Raises $4.3 Million From SoftBank And Others http://tcrn.ch/pg1UYu

Virgin Media launches festival app on TiVo http://is.gd/DAVCzi

Li TV expands in Taiwan and Hong Kong http://is.gd/EpRPZY

Want to buy Hulu? Bidding expected to open at $1.5B http://trap.it/EaNmwt

Emerging markets soar while saturation point nears for STBs in mature markets: The share of set-top boxes shipped…http://bit.ly/qP28ap

Research and Markets: Local Distribution of HDTV and Other Bandwidth-demanding Signals: Assessment Technologies …http://bit.ly/nM7k2D

ERF Wireless Updates Requirements for Energy Broadband Stock Dividend http://bit.ly/ou4KKC

Can the cable industry succeed at wireless? http://trap.it/m94tHs

Operator News in Brief – 11th Aug 2011 http://bit.ly/ne04cH

Telefonica Ratings Lowered on Concerns About Slowing Growth and Debt Levels http://bit.ly/ppM9qE

iPad Multi-Purpose Braille Translator and Protective Case! Read more here: http://bit.ly/pw5ZQc

17M LTE Users in India by 2016 http://tf.to/64cF

Mobile Startups Raised $801.9 M in July http://tf.to/64cE

AT&T Customers Get More Mobile Broadband Coverage in Waterford http://tf.to/64cD

AT&T to launch LTE with data cards and the like this summerhttp://bit.ly/oYLdOc telecom

New Technology Makes Credit Cards Safe From Online Fraud: ICAP Patent Brokerage Offers to Sell a Patent Portfolio…http://bit.ly/mRWC4D

Hughes Helps EchoStar Offset Dish Network Subscriber Losses http://bit.ly/oDLoJl

FCC Denies Stay of LPTV Digital Transition Deadline http://j.mp/osi63V

Gartners new Hype Cycle is out: Big Data, Gamification, and Internet of Things http://t.co/irH67xr