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Every Screen is a TV; Nielsen Says Gaming Consoles, Mobile Viewing Up http://www.mediapost.com/publications/article/173911/every-screen-is-a-tv-nielsen-says-gaming-consoles.html

IPTV Montreal IPTV firm plans to go nationwide http://bit.ly/LdN0kz

ABI Research forecasts smart grid spending to reach $65B by 2017 – http://www.marketwatch.com/story/annual-smart-grid-spending-to-reach-65-billion-by-2017-says-abi-research-2012-05-04

Dish Reports Higher First-Quarter Sub Growth, Lower Earnings – Hollywood Reporter ow.ly/1jw9gh . Profit Drops 34% on.wsj.com/KOpHes Dish has another good quarter, adding 104,000 net subs:bit.ly/JjSM2w

Sequans, Clearwire collaborating on TD-LTE devices. bit.ly/KeFnrX

CRTC/Cable TV – Rogers says it will maintain educational mandate (it also keeps SCN as a must-carry, too). Rogers to improve tech at SCN to tune of $1.4 mil. Take it HD, preserve staff. Rogers‘ Pelley said SCN owner Bluepoint was in a place where it had to either sell or shut it down.

Online video advertising was a $1.8b industry last year. Half of that revenue went to two sources: YouTube and Hulu. adage.com/article/digita…

Broadcast – RAI executive joins EBU TV Committee EBU bit.ly/K5ZLgK

Mediaset launches Premium Play iPad app dlvr.it/1XBbwQ

The IPTV Daily Newsletter is out! bit.ly/fNrcuh

Greek telco giants restart talks dlvr.it/1XCN4Y

Volia teams up with Samsung dlvr.it/1XCT1l

Uganda and Burundi may miss digital TV target is.gd/m2eJTn

ZTE and Hi3G Sweden Sign US$74 Million Deal dlvr.it/1XGLb8

Philips connects Smart TVs to next level dlvr.it/1XDsjT

Nielsen: Smartphone Video Viewing Up 36%: bit.ly/IRtWcz

Google TV – LG to launch Google TV in U.S. in late May reut.rs/JbuvbL

OTT – EpicTV + Tvinci… An OTT Sports Connection (SatBroadcasting™) bit.ly/J7UFkL

ABC, Univision team for cable news network usat.ly/KeM6Cd#

First Responders Adopt LTE, But LMR Still Is King: Considered the de facto standard for Public Safety broadband … bit.ly/LvDjOl

The Current State Of Wireless Economics (Part 2): Part 1 of this feature (click here) reported on the wireless i… bit.ly/KONMll

LTE/4G – LTE Small Cells For Neighborhood Use: 4G small-cell maker PureWave Networks will unveil its PureWave Constellati… bit.ly/LvDjOt

Clearwire Picks French Chipmaker For LTE Gear: Paris-based 4G chipmaker Sequans Communications S.A. is teaming … bit.ly/KONMBO

NCTA Launches Ad Campaign: “Cable. It’s More Than TV. It’s How We Connect.” http://www.multichannel.com/article/484120-NCTA_Launches_New_Cable_Branding_Campaign.php

Tilera’s TILE-Gx Delivers 25 Gbps Suricata IPS/IDS Solution: Industry’s … http://sns.mx/znhCy9

From Nielsen: Among those using a tablet while watching TV “27% look up product info from a TV ad” Shows the power of lean back SyncAds

Nielsen: Windows Phone Has a 1.7% Share in US: Nielsen has released some smarpthone market share figures for Mar… http://bit.ly/KzR6nX

Comcast, Verizon top Infonetics business VoIP services scorecard – FierceEntComm :: http://bit.ly/IRQABC

Mobile – MasterCard Says Early Days for Mobile Payments with No Two Markets the Same http://bit.ly/JXidEl

Amazon Studios are looking for your TV and movie scripts zite.to/J768Ry

IPTV Provider Colba.net Seeks Regional Licenses bit.ly/JX6aqQ

Smartphone wars: Android grabs 61% of U.S. sales, iOS falls to 29% cnet.co/J90BGN

Infonetics’ VoIP & Unified Communications news brief is out: bit.ly/Iu5S9q VoIP scorecard results, VoIP services, Diameter signaling.

Latest market stats and analysis on small cells, mobile security, data centers, Deep Packet Inspection, video, more: bit.ly/fhxe7r

Service provider OTN deployment plans in the news on the China Communication Network: bit.ly/IOXp6H

Modernization, Monetization Will Drive Subscriber Data Management Market to $1.2B by 2016. ToC bit.ly/JFS2Ew

Research finds U.S. ethnic minorities are quicker than whites to adopt smartphones. bit.ly/KDMuH3 With charts.

Study: Our Smartphones Are Turning Us Into “Real-Time Information Seekers And Problem Solvers” tcrn.ch/JbJTVs

Franken fires up call for Comcast probe: TV News: Urges FCC, Dept. of Justice to investigate allege… vsb.li/k7rJZQ

FTTH – CIDCO plans clutter-free, FTTH technology for Kharghar http://bit.ly/Kqr031