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Telecom – NBN vital for improved regional telecommunications, says independent committee sns.mx/uFizy9

Smart TV – uWand technology in your remote, easy to learn, accurate and improves the viewers interactive experience Smart TVow.ly/b2yDo

Broadcast TV – Japanese broadcaster NHK developing “Hybridcast” platform: A powerful new hybrid TV delivery system has been… bit.ly/LcbTw0

FCC Chairman suggests government-held spectrum is cure for mobile capacity crunch in US…. http://fb.me/1DESYzJYP

Gerhard Fettweis states that 5th generation cellular will be a 1000x improvement over LTE. #IEEETTM

Broadcast TV – The Digital Production Partnership has unveiled a guide to smoother digital workflows in television – http://is.gd/6jLDl2

Mobile – IEEETTM 2012 Networks Supporting Future Applications panelist Lauri Oksanen (Nokia Siemens) states: “mobile networks must be able to provide one gigabyte of personalized data per user per day for less than a dollar a day by 2020.”

Cable TV/IPTV – Russia Cable TV deal completed http://dlvr.it/1cPdMG

Hbb TV sweeps InteractiveTV across Europe http://dlvr.it/1cPgLQ

VoD – Telecom Italia signs SVOD pact with CBS http://dlvr.it/1cPlC9

Telco advocates ‘confrontational’ http://bit.ly/JoPLiE

STB – Future prospects for the set-top box http://dlvr.it/1cR56P

STB – Huawei leads 19mn+ India STB market http://bit.ly/Ksgwl0

Foxtel – Austar merger completed http://bit.ly/JKNsqu

Google exec details improvements needed for HTML5 video.

Parliamentary group seeks delay in Indian digital cable plan http://is.gd/XQfzJa

Rentrak Gets Purchase Data From MasterCard – Multichannel News multichannel.com/article/485050…

Amazon Prime Adds More Paramount Titles pcmag.com/article2/0,281…

STB – EchoStar HDS-600RS with Sling box built in works a treat!

http://is.gd/ThV2sk – Azuki, D-Link partner on OTT sidecar. Azuki, D-Link partner to bring OTT to multiscreen hybrid TV http://is.gd/8f7AdY

Cable Show 2012: Azuki Partners With Arris – http://is.gd/ghCnLi

Creative Planet: The Force of 4K, Cult of the Cloud: 2012 NAB Show in Review, by Oliver Peters http://ow.ly/b7VLf

FCC will host the Communications Security, Reliability & Interoperability Council Meeting (on June 6), for details fcc.us/csricmtg3

Telecom Operators and the cars of the future goo.gl/fb/oNfPv

Wi-Fi to remain dominant as global market for networking devices hits 1bn: By 2014, global shipments of… bit.ly/Lda9CG

Apple iWallet may favor Bluetooth over NFC bit.ly/LjrSoz

Deutsche TV-Plattform wählt neuen Vorstand – mebucom bit.ly/KH2BFJ

Teracue zeigt neue IPTV/DVB-Lösungen – mebucom bit.ly/KH2A4C

Even While Multitasking, Viewers Give TV Most Attention | awe.sm/5sbxs

Social TV – Live TV Viewing Increases Social Media Usage awe.sm/5sc0M

LTE/4G – Verizon CFO: LTE lets us get creative with data plan pricing bit.ly/LkiBwA

Fox sues Dish over Auto Hop, VOD service – Entertainment News, TV News, Media – Variety: bit.ly/KDnyiN

FCC opens up 800 MHz to mobile broadband: Sprint Nextel snared a victory today as the Federal Communications Com… bit.ly/LJinVy

STB/IPTV – Entropic Unveils Set-Top Box SoC for Cable and IP-Client Markets bit.ly/KkN0gd

IPTV – SingTel compensates subs for breakdown of SingTel_mioTV IPTV service during EPL finale bit.ly/KDpR5m on its broadband network.

Social TV – ‘American Idol’ Sets Four Social TV Records [STATS] bit.ly/MvWbem

IPTV iHeartRadio launches its Google TV app to let you rock out to music on your … bit.ly/MvWaHf

Number of Connected TV Adverts Up 5X, Videology Reports bit.ly/MvWbuC

LTE/4G – India’s worst secret – Airtel_Presence buys Qualcomm’s 4G LTE broadband spectrum bit.ly/MJXEjN – game on with Reliance Industries

IPTV – This Is What It’s Like Wearing A TV On Your Face (SNE) trap.it/E4jm5K

Broadband – Most Councils Finalise Broadband Rollout Plans bit.ly/LknG85

Dish takes TV networks to court over ad zapper reut.rs/JqzjON Broadcast TV networks, Dish Network file lawsuits over new Auto Hop ad skipping feature engt.co/JHbT2p

FCC – Checkout our latest blog post: Thoughts on the Digital Government Strategy fcc.us/digitalgovstgy

Mobile – Socioeconomic Impacts of Wireless Technology Report ow.ly/b7Q1E

Streaming Video/Broadband – Verizon puts major streaming services into one app sns.mx/fRf1y1

ZTE’s Latest LTE Test Shows How Operators Can Increase Bandwidth shar.es/qtb3u

Apple TV – Apple Roundup: Apple TV Rumors, Tim Cook bit.ly/KuYP4i

Cisco likely to weather Europe’s economic crisis: bit.ly/KDyfSz – Infonetics co-founder Michael V Howard weighs in on Cisco in Fierce.

Alcatel-Lucent Entry Signals Fierce Core Router Vendor Competition – Network Computing twb.io/KfaWBg