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Pay-TV penetration in Russia will almost double from 40% this year ow.ly/7WkGv

BBC iPlayer: iPhone app and 3G streaming across all mobile networks: Today, we’re launching a BBC iPlayer app fo… bbc.in/sChqdm

Connected TV sales to boom in France. 100% of sets sold will be Internet-capable by 2015. Brings new regulatory issues. bit.ly/v5ogiD

Social TV big in 2012, says MD, ITV online. “We’re going to see mass participation, consumer interaction with content.” bit.ly/vQEs2E

Greenfield: Virtual MSO will emerge in 2012; Netflix, Amazon among possible players – FierceCable: bit.ly/rPxmeX

The CALM Act, and FCC’s implementation of it, hits the WSJ: on.wsj.com/tS8Fmf


Inmarsat – Satellite – Emirates launches Airbus A380 Wi-Fi internet connectivity: Customers on Emirates’ Airbus A380s can now surf, sha… bit.ly/tM48P9 Satellite – Inmarsat – Emirates Airlines Rolls Out OnAir Connectivity on A380 Fleet bit.ly/sj1OVn

BBC content tops iTunes in 2011: Content from BBC Worldwide, the commercial arm of the BBC, made up half of the … tinyurl.com/cxqtkwp

Liberty Global faces opposition to German merger: German alternative telecom operator association the VATM has a… tinyurl.com/bw3a7mr

CTC launches Videomore on iPad: Russian broadcaster CTC Media is launching its online television social network … tinyurl.com/c83d39x

Majority of TVs will have Google, says Schmidt tinyurl.com/7kmz5au

BBCiplayer launches app for iPhone, iPod touch and 3G streaming across all networks bbc.in/vGoCQt

Shocking: Tablet Owners Prefer Free Wi-Fi to Costly Cellular – 65% of Tablet Owners Only Connect Via Wi-Fi dlvr.it/108c0d

Mobile Mashup: MSOs can’t be true wireless carriers. Will a patchwork of partnerships and Wi-Fi cover their bases? multichannel.com/article/477734…

Microsoft forced to admit that Windows Phone does not support NFC tnw.to/1CCvf

Louis C.K. can’t stop the pirates. But did his DRM-free, straight-to-consumer experiment slow them down? gigaom.com/video/louis-ck…

Global 3G/3.5G Industry bit.ly/skPkGk

What should wireless carriers do to increase tablet data plan adoption? bit.ly/vwU0Jj

Read about Minerva’s future view of TV-over-IP on informitv’s Connected Vision – bit.ly/uflBna

China Unicom Preparing for iPhone 4S Debut: China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology reportedly h… bit.ly/vzkAjE

Vodafone’s LTE Handover Hitch – bit.ly/rPj9Iq

Forget 3D, here comes the QD TV – Telegraph telegraph.co.uk/technology/new…

FCC restarts review clock for AT&T’s spectrum purchase, gives itself 180 days dlvr.it/108j53

GlobeCast Americas Hires Discovery’s Palmer As CTO – 2011-12-12 17:38:33 | Multichannel News multichannel.com/article/477762…

A few thoughts on the Adtran acquisition of NSN’s Fixed Broadband Business via the blog bit.ly/tUldnx

Hulu Identifies Actors Via the Click of a Mouse: Hulu has created a technology to help viewers identify actors i… bit.ly/sltjOF

Raystream Compresses Online HD Video: Raystream is offering a free trial of its HD video compression service to … bit.ly/vuU9Dd

Motorola Mobility, VTech Expand Relationship: Motorola Mobility, VTech Communications and VTech Telecommunications… bit.ly/sOg7FZ

Over 10% of US Consumers Now Own a Tablet Device bit.ly/uWJpgw

Sky Go has scale; now monetize audience v-net.tv/sky-go-has-the… “ambition is to run advertising campaigns across all screens”

Report: Consumers Suffering from Connectivity Withdrawal? bit.ly/uebseX

New report published! View “Poland: The Thirst for Data Fuels a Consolidating and Maturing Market” here: ow.ly/7WRDQ

Double-Dip Recession Possibility Threatens Mobile-Device Market: Since smartphones are widely seen as “must-have… bit.ly/vicBo7

Co-ops as a way to develop broadband networks becoming popular. What about co-ops for community newspapers: bit.ly/vpK7gm

Netflix Spikes on Verizon Takeover Chatter – TheStreet thestreet.com/story/11341909…

For the 1st time, there R more wireless devices (327.6 million) than Americans (315.5 m), according to CTIA-The Wireless Association.

LTE In Your Area | Rogers LTE bit.ly/vEEUOb [LTE map (uncheck HSPA+ and EDGE)] Rogers LTE network now live in more cities around Toronto and Vancouver | Rogers RedBoard bit.ly/uV1xW0

PCWorld: RIM Faces Threat Again to Its Service in Indonesia goo.gl/mag/8DTTf

Xbox 360 loses Netflix Party Mode – ow.ly/7WXc2

Time Warner Cable Helps Customers Find Wi-Fi Hotspots :: Communications Technology: bit.ly/sQ5YPw

NCTA is challenging the FCC’s efforts to overhaul USF and intercarrier compensation systems bit.ly/sJU5nG

Top Story on @FierceEnterpriseCommunications today: Cisco takes back share from HP in Ethernet switching market: bit.ly/sA3cPU

AT&T, Verizon test 4G LTE Nokia Lumia phone cnet.co/sXPSOf via @CNET Nokia reportedly pushing a 4G LTE Lumia 800 to both Verizon and AT&T tnw.to/1CDER

AT&T, Deutshe Telecom, Justice Get Holiday Break – multichannel.com/article/477771…

How do MVNOs monetize M2M customers’ data? ow.ly/7WZ80

Keeping IPv6 on the radar is critical in 2012: bit.ly/sy8mFw

Videonet’s comprehensive advanced advertising report is now available for download: v-net.tv/industry-repor…

Grassley threatens to hold up FCC nominees over LightSquared ow.ly/7UqrN

CALM Compliance Details Emerge, MSOs Won’t Be Responsible for Volume of Broadcast-TV Spots, says Multichannel News tinyurl.com/br7gqur (may require subscription to Multichannel News)

Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN) may be cutting more than a third of its workforce in Germany – bit.ly/rACLPw

IPTV Apple TV to take 32% of “Connected TV Player” market this year vsb.li/9kjzSn

Panel: Connected TV and Hybrid Broadcast Broadband: New advertising horizons: Chair: Jay Chinnadorai, Managing Director, SumTotal… bit.ly/vXl3lU

That Ad Slowdown Hasn’t Hit Google -by @pkafka dthin.gs/tYvy7F

Why Big Cable will Become Massive Cable businessinsider.com/why-big-cable-…

Satellite – ILS Sends Israeli Amos-5, Russian Luch 5A into Orbit bit.ly/uaYnhB