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India: cellphones generate radiation, send a text message instead http://dlvr.it/11s10Z

Vietnam PayTV market set to take off bit.ly/ucilt0 Data Services and PayTV Drive Growth in Vietnam‘s Rapidly Developing Market bit.ly/sDt1Lz

SetJam acquired by Motorola Mobility bit.ly/vLhpO8

What happens when video gets democratized? bit.ly/uyQ7rJ

IPTV – Netflix loses the love bit.ly/sLeSx0

IPTV – Netflix CEO Reed Hastings will pay $1.5 million penalty for blunders that alienated customers and pulverized its stock bo.st/sCvlMx

Asian Channels Merge for PayTV Venture on.wsj.com/uwVrkG

Connected TV – Buyers in dark over web TV features bit.ly/siWRAG

Pay TV – Australian Treasurer approves Foxtel pay TV move bit.ly/tN1HDI

Nokia responds to questions over Symbian name swap engt.co/vBsMvU

France 24 + GlobeCast to launch HbbTV trial in new year with support of Orange + SES is.gd/R2w7NN

FCC Fridays: December 23, 2011

It’s no T-Mo, but AT&T picks up Qualcomm airwaves dlvr.it/11svsM AT&T gains approval for Qualcomm spectrum buy: Following the discovery of a lump of coal in its stocking earlier…bit.ly/tjyzek FCC approves AT&T’s $1.93B purchase of Qualcomm’s 700 MHz spectrum.bit.ly/sWSyVp

Satellite – Russian communications satellite falls after launch reut.rs/seMqb9

Verizon wants to eliminate the set-top box. See how in today’s Cynopsis: Digital –ow.ly/88VlO

FCC Seeks Comment on its Media Ownership Rules and Proposed Changes – FCC [PDF] post.ly/4T9i1

Citi Survey: 27 Percent Watch Netflix Online Versus 15 Percent For Hulu techcrunch.com/2011/12/21/cit…

IPTV service CCTV, available in the UK through compatible FreeviewHD boxes on channel 111, now offers choice of 3 channels for streaming.

Mobile Video Vendors Boost Their Ad Offerings for 2012: Mobile video is slated to become a bigger business… bit.ly/vt5KAX

Smart TV is ready for the Apple television moment mvpx.tv/vh4iVL

Peru and Chile to set telecom agreements: Governments in Peru and Chile are set to meet in an attempt to hash out… bit.ly/uYJjrp

Apple Had More Web Traffic Than Wal-Mart in November – dthin.gs/v5Rh4f

NBC’s killer strategy for 2012 imediaconnection.com/content/30129.…SocialTV is here. TV + tablets, smart phones, social media”

1 million digital TV subscribers for UPC Netherlands [nl] goo.gl/fb/ZksQy

Vimond Enables Cross-Format Streaming for MTV3 and TV 2: Finland’s MTV3 and Norway’s TV 2 stream content between…bit.ly/uQtXE6

In-flight Wi-Fi provider Gogo poised for $100M IPO take-off dlvr.it/11tJv1

iTV or Apple TV 3: A Perfect TV Set?  mvpx.tv/s4rK77

Can U.S. consumers warm up to mobile payments? | SmartPlanet fb.me/1nh2wRj5M

Year in Review 2011: The stories that dominated the wireline industry goo.gl/Fe6TV

Ramblings 2012 Predictions: Less Fiber/CLEC M&A | Telecom Ramblings goo.gl/nIgJl

TEMA express concern about DoT’s defiance to Prime Minister: The Telecom Equipment Manufacturers Association… bit.ly/sXqPrR

Vodafone Australia Connects First NBN Trial Customers goo.gl/fb/I7JG0

FCC voted Thursday to move forward with a proposal to update its media ownership rules. ow.ly/88Tkg

Cisco wins “Best Carrier Ethernet” in Amsterdam AND Asia! csc0.ly/6016RUSC

New telcos seek spectrum up to 6.2 MHz: India’s new telecom operators, which includes Tata Teleservices, Reliance…bit.ly/sFmzqe

KPN Deploys Cisco’s CRS-3: Dutch service provider KPN has chosen the Cisco CRS-3 multi-chassis carrier routing s…bit.ly/ulw6Fn

Western Digital Adds VUDU: Western Digital, maker of the WD TV media player family, has added streaming movie se…bit.ly/u00WlT

FCC Approves White Spaces Database and Device: The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Office of Engineering…bit.ly/v9uRd4

AT&T Receives Approval for Purchase of Qualcomm Spectrum: AT&T has received all required regulatory approvals fo…bit.ly/tUZkxw

Infonetics: Broadband CPE Lays Groundwork for Premium Services: According to third quarter 2011 reports from mar… bit.ly/sO8dQI

DTT – Slovenia to test DVB-T2 broadcasting in 2012 goo.gl/fb/BgOf2

Hbb-TV oder IPTV? Internet am und im Fernseher kurz erklärt. – PC-SPEZIALIST (Blog) bit.ly/w4kL5z

Here’s Why The Apple TV Might Be Awesome And Google TV Will Continue To Suck… trap.it/aaQ9x6

WhitePaper: mHealth and Home Monitoring: bit.ly/sWTslK