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KT ends dispute with Samsung over OTT ConnectedTV dispute IPTV FTTH bit.ly/yMkLJZ KCC brokers deal between parties. Intriguing.

Hmmm looks like KT is hatching some interesting plans bit.ly/zL0RqA over FTTH broadband IPTV OTT pricing. Fascinating stuff.

IPTV Colombian operator Emcali plans IPTV service bit.ly/wCA7eP

TV Still Primary Video Medium, but Mobile Exhibits Fastest Growth bit.ly/y8fwV3

15 Things We’d Love to See in New TV bit.ly/yHpKGx

The Window for PayTV Operators to Control the VOD Movie Rental Market is Still Open, But For How Long? bit.ly/xqIPEQ

Spectrum incentive auction legislation, which already passed House 293-132, passes Senate 60-36. And a new DTV transition is born. Broadcasters Will Be Asked to Yield Spectrum for Wireless Broadband. Spectrum auction: Congress finally did something right | ti.me/w5BBv0

OTT Video Players Now in 13% of U.S. Broadband Households bit.ly/yppV0f

French fear damage of connected TV  trap.it/pDEseZ

Satellite TV – SES Astra has revealed that the French digital terrestrial free-TV offer via the Astra Satellite System, TNTSAT, has extended its nationwide reach. At the end of October, 750,000 TNTSAT receivers had been distributed to French households – http://goo.gl/7CBVS

Vivendi: ‘Don’t fear OTT’ – http://goo.gl/3csnG

Optical Networks – In 4Q11 the largest optical vendors benefitted most (with the exception of Cisco) including Huawei, ALU & Ciena bit.ly/yspHWf

US DOT Issues E-Gizmos Guidelines for Cars – IEEE Spectrum bit.ly/w4hiwP

AT&T pushing KY bill to abandon basic phone service for rural & poor. See links b/t campaign contributions & bill: bit.ly/yTh2Hv

More good news coming from Canoe’s research with the ANA…. fb.me/1pSRCQc8j

Mobile – Opera buys Mobile Theory and 4th Screen Advertising to expand its offering to advertisers and mobile publishers bit.ly/wVM2bK

IPTV – Telefónica planning IPTV launch for Brazil this year: Spanish telecoms giant Telefónica will launch an IPTV… bit.ly/ybHPUR

Pay-TV operators’ dominance of VOD rentals won’t last, predicts study: The market for paid video-on-demand… bit.ly/A1Lzt6

Netgem partners up for Latin American tour: French firm Netgem, a provider of digital convergence technology… bit.ly/yWVYuL

Mobile – 21% of US adults with a mobile phone do any sort of mobile banking ow.ly/1Gv62s 36% for the GenY/mBanking mPayment

Is TV finally more than a hobby for Apple? It will be a catalyst for online video. bit.ly/wOJjcr

Non Turner Customers Pay To Stream NCAA Basketball Tourney: TV advertising dollars aren’t enough when it… bit.ly/zn0eeq

Viggle Acquires Loyalize To Engage Live TV Viewers On Mobile: TV brands and broadcasters wanting more attention… bit.ly/wAByVn

U.S. Cellular Expanding 4G Network: The new markets include select cities in Illinois, Iowa, Iowa, Maryland, Mis… bit.ly/ypl40G

If true, great news for Alcatel-Lucent – Telefonica LTE win bloom.bg/yo1nGn

Gamers Hit Cablevision’s Free ITV Service 10 Million Times Monthly – multichannel.com/article/480739…

Web TV’s New Lineup – WSJ.com ow.ly/1Gw1Qf

Find out how Videoscape will change the way you watch TV: csc0.ly/6016RNfu

FCC Plans New Broadband Speed Tests: bit.ly/zaHGtW

IPTV Harmonic makes mobile, Web TV a reality for Swiss telecom provider … bit.ly/wjMR98

LTE/4G – INFOGRAPHIC: The Rise of the Planet of the Apps | App Annie bit.ly/w6HCtH