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Bouncing wireless signals off ceiling could boost transmission speeds by 30% & relieve congestion at data centers.techre.vu/ve9uGV

LightSquared: GPS industry has no right to seek protection from potential spectrum interference cnet.co/tauC6u

Consumers Prefer Connected TV Over 3D mediapost.com/publications/a…

Broadcom to increase smartphone presence in 2012 j.mp/uvEC4q

INVISION Adds Nielsen Online Campaign Ratings bit.ly/v5k7Zf

Fanta gets playful with NFC: bit.ly/uqA9YX

Kineto enhances Smart Wi-Fi application for use in public WiFi networks: bit.ly/uPruWy

SingTel launches dongle-based LTE Services for mobile BB. 75Mbps theoretical – but most likely 3.5Mbps-12Mbps (3x current 3G premium)

American Roamer named FCC’s best source of wireless coverage information: bit.ly/rXMbN1

HbbTV trial for GlobeCast and France 24: GlobeCast and France 24 will launch a HbbTV trial in early 2012 with..tinyurl.com/6t9xxyr

Verizon customers hit by data outages across the US tnw.to/1CKMd

3 Video Predictions for #2012: FreeWheel’s Doug Knopper bit.ly/siuCWL

The viral video is dead. Long live the viral video! bit.ly/rqr17h

Global TV advertising to grow by US$ 60bn over next six years bit.ly/tTHDUW

WD TV Live, Live Hub get an official iOS remote app, Vudu streaming and more engt.co/vxfyNS

Hardware Encoder for MPEG-4 Streaming and IPTV Encoding of Digital Signage Players For ISE  bit.ly/utpz6f

VivendiTVN combine Polish PayTV operations reut.rs/s4CCEy

For IPTV, a mostly bright 2011 leads into a brilliant 2012 bit.ly/uIL51R

Worldwide PayTV Revenue on the Rise, to Reach $236 Billion at the End of 2012 bit.ly/sTYHUH

Waters Introduces FCC Reform Bill – 2011-12-20 23:29:00 | Multichannel News multichannel.com/article/478215…

Leap Wireless begins commercial LTE service in Tucson, Arizona dlvr.it/11Y42n

Swisscom 2G/3G network refresh leads to LTE with Ericsson as legacy supplier (smart to highlight small cell role) www.reuters.com

Nielsen and ComScore Settle Outstanding Patent Disputes bit.ly/s6Wwx5

IPTV – 1 in 5 BB HH buying a smart TV this year. Smart TVs Outpace 3D TVs This Holiday Season  bit.ly/scZIk9

India license fee collections at $1.95B in 2010-11: The Indian government has collected $1.95 billion as telecom…bit.ly/ug6Ckw

Social TV – Harvard and Mashable Give SocialTV Kudos for 2012 in Game Changer Reviews appmarket.tv/news/1460-harv…

AsiaPacific’s total fiber subscriptions are expected to nearly triple from 73.5m in 2011 to reach 204.9m by 2016: ow.ly/86vzS

700,000 Android Activations Per Day ow.ly/86wqH

Yankee Group’s Vittore: Apple TV Faces Big Challenges. From RapidTV ow.ly/86xgH

Social TV – Three SocialTV CEOs On The Future Of Social Television – SocialTimes.com:bit.ly/scBiqF

Editor’s Cut Top 10 telecom video interviews of 2011: What have people in the telecom industry been watching…bit.ly/vlYFml

2012 CES: Greener Than Ever Before goo.gl/fb/1uXzw

KOMO TV in Seattle to stream live news on mobile devices through EndPlay deal: bit.ly/t8g597

One-third of US households have chucked landlines; now use mobile only smrt.io/vclHak

IPTV CE manufacturers to pre-empt Apple TV vsb.li/BPNp0G

IPTV 3 ways to turn your Apple TV into a holiday decoration vsb.li/44lhzX

IPTV Apple TV Rumors: Motion-Activated TV, Built-In Siri & The End of Cable As We … vsb.li/OqQxP4

Broadcast – A new station design concept removes master control from the workflow equation bit.ly/sMuEc7

FTTH – Reggefiber extends FTTH registration deadline in Salland bit.ly/vQ8BR1

Mobile – MENA mobile market ‘set to stagnate’ bit.ly/tWgcY0

Indian operators told to end roaming agreement goo.gl/fb/3WUhl

TeliaSonera to increase presence in Kazakhstan goo.gl/fb/P05gu

Pakistan to Auction 3G Licenses Within 3 Months bit.ly/u7j4X9

IPTV and OTT services pose serious competition – Worldwide pay-TV to grow in 2011 as cable suffers  bit.ly/tZ56ma

Competition Council rules on restrictive telecommunications agreement sns.mx/uBgly3

STB – Myriad Brings Android to Your TV bit.ly/sCvXrk

Predictions for 2012 on customer experience management and OSS/BSS – bit.ly/oss2012

NTT DoCoMo, KDDI and Softbank found consortium to support global NFC standards in Japan  engt.co/suX9ua

“The new focus Nokia Siemens Networks is taking is right” – Forrester bit.ly/uun5xJ

ZTE Completes World-First TD-LTE CSFB Tests bit.ly/rMZQAU

FCC Expected To Vote On Proposed Media Ownership Changes 22 Dec  benton.org/node/108724

TWC CEO Glenn Britt on sports programming costs: “What was a minor problem is turning into an astronomical problem” tinyurl.com/874je8c

IPTV news – Worldwide pay-TV revenues to hit US$ 236bn next year bit.ly/ryAqMa IPTV and OTT penetration rises

Samsung Shows Off Dual-SIM Android Smartphones bit.ly/ufV1VX

Using Another Screen to Interact With the TV – WSJ.com ow.ly/1CsOmz

Fiber Optic Cable Installation in Sewers By Steven Shepard, Contributing Columnist Telecommunications infrastructure csc0.ly/6011RUkX

IPTV The TVLine-Up: 6 Web Series Worth Watching vsb.li/LPDAlB

Video Transcoding  – Thoma Bravo to Acquire Telestream – broadcastingcable.com/article/478246…

Set-Top-Box Lexicon: Commercial Avoidance: DVR penetration is approaching critical mass. A large part of… bit.ly/u5ovCW

SRS Labs’ Circle Surround: The system encodes surround sound in a two-channel signal bit.ly/sZO9Rl

Satellite – Iridium AxcessPoint features dial on demand to bring down connection when there is no data & bring up when data comes back through.

How the Verizon-cable deal would end competition and incentives to innovate, by  matt f wood bit.ly/vajBDJ

Analyst: iPhone Sales to Hit 30.3 Million This Quarter, 111.4 Million in Fiscal 2012 dthin.gs/sSVakO

Orange launches Romanian TV app dlvr.it/11kGgq

OTT – Citigroup press release: Why Netflix Customers Who Haven’t Bailed Probably Won’t  dthin.gs/u3yDLF

FCC Approves First Device to Run in the “White Spaces” – dthin.gs/voMtsH

NEP Supershooters hits the road with Aviom Pro64 audio networks: From racing events to professional football, Av…bit.ly/tdwSzg

Shocker! Tablet ad requests up 700 percent during 2011 dlvr.it/11lyRS

Orbit App Lets Facebook Fans Design Packages: The brand is encouraging fans to create individually customized…bit.ly/vFOFqk

Netflix Really, Really Doesn’t Want Your DVD Money -by pkafka dthin.gs/uH1kga

Verizon FiOS TV’s new media server scheduled for late 2012 engt.co/tFTy30

Patents reveal ‘indoor location’ the next mobile maps battleground: tgam.ca/DMUn

ESPN gets paid by both pay-TV co & by advertisers who want to be available to the widest audience. Read more: nypost.com/p/news/busines…

Mobile to account for 15% of global ad spending in 5 years bit.ly/uoKsve