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Narrowbanding and the two-party system: bit.ly/y6IEBT

Siri’s capabilities will explode with new AssistantExtensions tweak – ow.ly/1EVKYf

Satellite – ILS has announced that the launch of SES-4 will be postponed. For more information, please visit: bit.ly/xmc4DI

Video: Experimenting with webRTC on iOS html5 ow.ly/8FBi2

Davos: web economy to double by 2016 bbc.in/wvWkGK. Thus ‘New digital economics’ more important than ever: bit.ly/xX0HCC

FCC’s McDowell: #1 concern is threat of ITU becoming world internet governance body, which he says could hurt developing countries. FCC Commissioner McDowell at diversity conference: Congress should pass tax certificate program; FCC should complete diversity studies. FCC Commissioner McDowell: 5 years from now, we will still not have built out nationwide broadband interoperable emergency comm. net.

Broadcasters Agree To Standard For File Based Delivery bit.ly/wePO6b

Satellite, Spectrum Focus of 2012 World Radiocommunications Conference, by Doug Lung ow.ly/8IxcA

Vision IPTV, Playout247, Soho Data Centre and Connexion Broadcast will now operate as VISION247 and will now offer total broadcast solutions

LINE voice call app passes 15M downloads mwl.me/z8YKUH

CableLabs Intros Cert Program For DOCSIS-Provisioned Ethernet-On-Fiber –multichannel.com/article/479692…

WaveDivision Said to Seek Sale That Could Fetch $1 Billion – Businessweek buswk.co/AtCN5s

Mobile – Samsung Telecommunications sees smartphone shipments rise 30 percent in Q4 2011 sns.mx/uZg9y8

LTE/4G – Globecomm Hosted Networks Offer Rural Operators Advantages as They Migrate to 4G/LTE  bit.ly/zCH63P

Broadcast TV – More broadcasters invest in companion apps: MTV and FX prep Second Screen apps  ow.ly/8IbDX

Social TV – The Super Bowl Goes Second-Screen.digiday.com/mobile/super-b…

Warner Bros. Says ‘No’ To Early Netflix Queuing bit.ly/wVh8AV

Our most read story this week: Q&A with Commscope’s Phil Sorsky on LTE developments, including active antenna technology bit.ly/zTrip3

OTT – Netflix: No plans for games, but 3-D streaming possible dlvr.it/17G0Dn

MSOs target live TV streaming to more CE devices | Moto STB shipments slip in Q4| Report: Wave seeks $1B deal bit.ly/xoiZGJ

IPTV Apple TV Is Almost Ready For Prime Time vsb.li/r7Bx5k

Future of TV from Netflix read.bi/xYwuaH

Mobile TV – Introducing Solutions for Encoding/Transcoding for IPTV, WebTV & MobileTV at  ow.ly/1EWeoy

In Mobile Europe today: RCS to have 15 million subscribers by 2013 – Infonetics bit.ly/A8bQJa

Wireless Bandwidth: Are We Running out of Room? http://ow.ly/8HosV

FCC/Broadband – Lifeline Reform one more step towards Adoption of Broadband – http://eepurl.com/iMdtP  Walden: FCC Reform Markup Planned for Feb. 7 ow.ly/8HM0y

TW Cable’s new Docsis 3.0 gambit- free year of phone service to new signups. A promo with legs, or meh? http://bit.ly/ww1k85

OTT – Netflix, Hulu, YouTube corner the traditional TV Market with their own programming – http://ow.ly/1EWhIi

Spectrum Policy Gets Diverse Treatment at Broadband Conference –http://www.broadcastingcable.com/article/479688-Spectrum_Policy_Gets_Diverse_Treatment_at_Broadband_Conference.php

Big triple play gains for Ziggo http://www.broadbandtvnews.com/2012/01/27/big-triple-play-gains-for-ziggo/

Year in Sports Advertising: TV Ad Spend Grows to $10.9B | Nielsen Wire http://shar.es/fgvEq

Like Sports on Cable? Pay Up. Don’t Like Sports on Cable? Pay Up, Anyway.dthin.gs/zTwt3f

Netflix is having a very good day |ti.me/zbr0xT Netflix cuts domestic churn, hails international growth: US firm Netflix has filed a relatively satisfying… bit.ly/x63mgf

STB – Motorola Mobility ships 6% more STBs in 2011: Motorola Mobility has ended its first year as an independent… bit.ly/w1X1Mx

Breaking the Barrier Between Ships and IT Staff, Globecomm Maritime provides se@REMOTE Service to Crowley Maritime bit.ly/xmuTOr

The Euro50 Q&A – Ian Mecklenburgh, Virgin Media: As director of consumer platforms at the UK cable operator, Ian…tinyurl.com/7aoq5ok

NTT Buys Most of Netmagic Solutions: NTT Communications Corp. will acquire 74 percent of Netmagic Solutions, a p…bit.ly/xRGGum

One hour of video uploaded to YouTube every second [VIDEO] is.gd/Dcauu6

IPTV facing equipment replacement costs, lack of funding – The Spokesman Review (blog) bit.ly/ylm46s

Social TV – For those who wonder: Why the Buzz about Social TVbit.ly/z2Us5p

Social TV – Comcast reveals social TV strategy that rewards subscribers in patent application – FierceCable ow.ly/1EX61B

“We’ve had precisely zero of our users ask for that sync functionality” A.Rose – Zeebox ow.ly/1EX5e6

Spectrum fight in final rounds on Capitol Hill – http://FT.com http://ow.ly/8J39i

Smart TV – Samsung closes in on 20 million Smart TV app downloads » Digital TV Europe http://ow.ly/1EX6UL

Patents give hints of future Apple offerings — universal remote, universal Siri http://trap.it/a6e3Qz

LightSquared’s GPS-Interference Controversy Comes to a Boil – IEEE Spectrum http://bit.ly/zPLEun

Wi-Fi Alliance hosts Wi-Fi/ZigBee interop demo: Wi-Fi appears ready to edge further into the home automation mar… http://bit.ly/A5hUM4