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Top Trends of 2011: How TV Grew More Social trap.it/y48LPP

The Lifesaving Smartphone Feature That We Need: Driving Mode onforb.es/tmcEjm

AT&T fails to get T-Mobile spectrum, struggles with FCC over QCOM’s spectrum; Verizon swoops up AWS spectrum under the nose of Sprint.

T-Mobile gets 7-year roaming deal, AWS spectrum as part of AT&T/T-Mobile breakup fee. bit.ly/vasKBZ

KPN launches live TV on Android tablets | Broadband TV News dlvr.it/11M3rD

LG’s Magic Remote enables voice control for its smart TVs engt.co/ucx8mr

Live Interactive Web Series On Way bit.ly/sDMOib

NDS files for $100m IPO | Advanced Television dlvr.it/11LDHY

Charter hires ex-Cablevision exec Rutledge as CEO – FierceIPTV bit.ly/uZRI5J

Google Nexus tablet in next 6 months teases Schmidt slgr.co/up-

Ericsson: ConsumerLab releases report on mobile broadband usage in China http://goo.gl/DEstL

T-Mobile’s metrics don’t scream healthy wireless carrier. It’s headed to zombie-ville.cnet.co/sHbZJO

Satellites can help to grow the perfect grape! j.mp/vd3Ms0

The Editor’s Cut: The Year of the Device theeditorscut.blogspot.com/2011/12/year-o…

LTE Speeds Up, But Doesn’t Improve Mobile Video Light_Reading bit.ly/vl5R9I – Is it a surprise, I think not.

Sprint to cable giants: You’re infringing on our digital phone tech. We’re suing.cnet.co/rw1SPr Sprint Files VoIP Suit Against Cable Industry – Right on Heels of Cable Industry Deal With Verizon dlvr.it/11NR9c

Community Update: 31% of members always consume content online compared to 2% who never.  inv.lv/s5rq5y

Mobile – China Added Over 12 Million New Subscribers in November bit.ly/rvnezN

Brazil’s Anatel grants France’s Sisteer full MVNx license: Brazil’s market for mobile virtual network operators … bit.ly/scEW3I

Verizon, Cablevision settle Internet-speed ad lawsuit – FierceIPTV bit.ly/rAYQRM

OTT – Netflix Signs Streaming Deal with BBC inv.lv/vtBDuQ

[VIDEO] The Evolution of TV ow.ly/7ZaL0 where are we heading next?

Satellite – Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Awarded $4.1 Million Contract for SATCOM sns.mx/ungjy5

BT to extend Bradwell Abbey fibre broadband to 95% of properties bit.ly/tdPrYV

Why websites need mobile versions ow.ly/84iYq By 2013 more people will use mobile phones than PCs to get online

Cablevision, Bright House add HBO Go, Max Go TV Everywhere play – FierceIPTV bit.ly/tQK9SU Time Warner Cable lands HBO Go: bit.ly/vfLtOH

Vevo by the numbers: 3.7B views, $100 million royalties dlvr.it/11NvVw

EarthLink closes Synergy Global deal bit.ly/rAw7rV

Kenya Delays Plans to Block Counterfeit Mobile Phones bit.ly/rDHx5Z

Appssavvy Gets $7.1 Million, Builds Out Adtivity Platform: With an infusion of fresh capital, appsavvy plans. bit.ly/uXYr5s

This story doesn’t exactly go in the ‘I’m Shocked’ file, but a new study says consumers would rather have Smart TVs than 3D TVs. http://bit.ly/rRBxqI

Saudi Arabia’s Go Telecom to Raise US$310 Million from Shareholders bit.ly/w1lqLe

FYI – Optimum Lightpath connected the 5,000th building to its all-fiber network that spans more than 4,700 route miles.

Brazil’s mobile subscriber base climbs to 236.1M: Brazil closed November with 236.1 million mobile subscribers, …bit.ly/uZHMWy

Towerstream helps keep WURD radio in Philadelphia from on-air downtime! bit.ly/roJf9X

Bringing Customer Experience Management from Slideware to Reality ow.ly/80hof

IPTV – For IPTV, a mostly bright 2011 leads into a brilliant 2012 – FierceIPTV bit.ly/smurhZ

Millions of Patents 1.usa.gov/uRV8zp [USPTO article about patents 1000000, 2000000, … 8000000.] Exponential Growth of Patents bit.ly/uIRD7f

Few Connected Device Owners Rent iVOD Movies . . . At Least for Now goo.gl/fb/ZOsiH

Time Warner Cable’s TWC TV App Now Available on Android Smartphones goo.gl/fb/7JKl7

Fransat TV Platform Now Delivering DTT Channels to 1.6 Million TVs in France goo.gl/fb/OsALa

EXPWAY and Siano team up to support ATSC-M/H and ISDB-Tmm mobile devices goo.gl/fb/W0w3m

The Benefits of TelePresence for a Travel Group [Case Study] nblo.gs/rLrM4

Verizon Wireless Probed by U.S. Over Cable Deals – Bloomberg bloom.bg/tQ9bIj

FCC – Customer of a small cable operator that resides in a small MN town writes FCC about retrans — blames broadcasters: http://fjallfoss.fcc.gov/ecfs/document/view?id=7021751132

IPG MediaBrands Gains TV Efficiencies Via Social Media Data: A new deal between IPG Mediabrands and Networked…bit.ly/spdnsh

Simplifying L2 and L3 VPN Deployments ow.ly/85siB

Carrier Ethernet – GlobalNet Gives Carrier Ethernet a Tropical Flair goo.gl/Ya62W

VLAN Select a.k.a VLAN Pooling. New feature, map clients on a WLAN to a pool of subnets: wifi-cs.co/u35I6P

Research and Markets: Wireless Telecommunication Services in China sns.mx/uxgjy7 Ericsson ConsumerLab releases report on mobile broadband usage in China ow.ly/84QrA

FCC – Checkout David Robbins, Managing Director of FCC blog post announcing Beta launch of new  www.fcc.gov  tool

WiMax Forum – WiMAX Is The Future Of Internet Connectivitytinyurl.com/7abtz6n

Electric Vehicle Telematics Will Grow to $1.4 Billion by 2017 shar.es/W0Amz

Cable and Wireless Communications Plc : Jamaican broadband gets leap-forward …bit.ly/tp9adm

Apple‘s iOS remains the top revenue-generating operating system for app developers bit.ly/upHGRv

Clearwire plans to come out with a VoIP service over its WiMAX network through a four-year deal with Alianza bit.ly/uEokax

IPTV – Stehen wir nächstes Jahr mit Siri & Gestensteuerung vor unserem AppleTV? ow.ly/85Gss

Cinema 4D Studio brings dazzle to mobile TV production: Part of a well-designed mobile app has to do with…bit.ly/rHn6Cc

IPTV Apple TV: It Will Be A Reality In 2012 goo.gl/EYitk

Irdeto & Accedotv team up on TVEverywhere experiences bit.ly/s5Q6BF