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TV Revolutionized — It’s about HD and 100X Growth Time – The Akamai Blog – http://t.co/KKLLK4b6

India to set up national optical fibre network for $3.5 billion – http://twurl.nl/izzjup India government makes moves on deploying upgraded broadband network http://bit.ly/MZV2ZR

30% more Americans watch OnlineVideo content compared to last year: http://bit.ly/LtC4yV

Apple looking to build $1B Nevada data center by year’s end http://bit.ly/MT7mi4

IPTV – Video Ads erreichen jetzt auch die Fernsehzuschauer bit.ly/MAOsus

IPTV – Reduction in costs, the opportunity to reach a global audience over the internet means we are seeing new IPTV players. bit.ly/Ni1VZx

Walmart’s movie streaming service Vudu is now available in Mexico tnw.to/i10a

Tata Elxsi Selects Ixia to Validate LTE Small Cell Software Suite dlvr.it/1mnKLr

Oops … BT Vision tops Ofcom’s pay-TV customer complaint league. lnkd.in/hp_2tS

Research and Markets: Kazakhstan and Central Asia … – Virtual sns.mx/uGjiy2

A La Carte: Who Would Survive? – multichannel.com/blog/BIT_RATE/…

Telecom – International Telecommunication Union Chief Promises … sns.mx/uFjiy2

Rep. Blackburn FutureofTV hearing: Hope we focus on end use. Consumers are best at deciding what they want in content and delivery. Rep. Stearns: Hopes this hearing is first step of efforts to update current rules. Rep. Upton in hearing: Time may have come to pull back on laws of Congress and let laws of economics do more of the work. Rep. Uptown: cable share of marketplace has dropped to about 55% over last 20 yrs. To spur innovation, the time may have come to roll back the rules that govern the industry today. Barrett: Suggesting that broadcasters don’t pay for spectrum via public interest service is baloney. Ergen: We are not opposed to paying for content. Gigi Sohn: Says Rep. Scalise bill is on right track, except getting rid of media ownership rules. Rep. Scalise: He has introduced regulatory chain saw bill that would “sweep away government intrusions”. Shows an old cell phone to show how old current rules are that regulate today’s marketplace. So far, questions focusing on over-the-top, regulation reform, and retransmission. Chairman Powell: data caps are not congestion management solutions- it’s about fair pricing.

Google TV “a year or two away” from being a telco threat, Jeff Heynen tells Eurocomms: bit.ly/QjxRy3

Google‘s I/O 2012 is GoogleTV last chance for a reboot bit.ly/N2f2Ln

OTT – Amazon Is About To Rain On Netflix‘s Parade With Original Content onforb.es/MTZlb6

Apple TV – Is the AppleTV Already Here? aol.it/MTZaN3

Digital TV – Global digital TV penetration reaches 50% – bit.ly/QjxuUl

OTT – Netflix May Want to Rethink Its British Invasion – aol.it/MTUjgt

OTT – Netflix Wants Help From U.S. Against CableTV Data Caps – bloom.bg/M4gti2 – Tells Congress Caps Are All About Protecting TV Revenues

UK connected devices to grow 74% in 2012 bit.ly/OsKLeG

FTTH – “BT investing £2.5b extending fibre infrastructure close to home”

Multiscreen/Social TV – The Second Screen surge – “One in five Americans will use a tablet by the end of 2012” –ow.ly/bRF84 “big numbers demonstrating progress”: Second Screen by the Numbers Q2 2012 digitalvideospace.blogspot.com/2012/06/second

Social TV and Participatory Television | awe.sm/llX7

Mobile – T-Mobile US CEO Philipp Humm resigns – engt.co/LOS9vR

FCC – USF Reform Battle Continues, FCC Digs in on Regression Analysis bit.ly/LQy7Tb