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Canada’s CTV gets a grip on international roaming voice, data costs http://bit.ly/I1zif0

Survey Sez: Wireless Will Drive Policy-Management Market :: Communications Technology: http://bit.ly/JsRZNL

Hosted VoIP Gains Ground http://shar.es/rBhHr

STB – Study: Set-top box shipments up, revenue flat | Communications, Engineering and Design Magazine http://www.cedmagazine.com/news/2012/04/study-set-top-box-shipments-up-revenue-largely-flat

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Mobile Europe – LTE, IP and small cells to drive backhaul market to 2016 http://bit.ly/Hzxt91

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TWCable & DirecTV blast broadcasters for threats & blackouts to increase fees. Blackouts affected 40 cities last year bit.ly/IPlwgQ

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