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FCC Fines Bailey Cable Over Retrans Status: The FCC has fined a small cable operator for continuing to… bit.ly/NJLB0W

Don’t concentrate on the knitting, Telcos told – tinyurl.com/d78dkp8

IPTV Second-screen activities surge during Euro 2012 – bit.ly/PjIuUN

Emcali to get IPTV licence in Colombia – fb.me/1VPoRuQN6

Smart TV – This Tiny Dongle Turns Your Regular TV Into a Smart TV | bit.ly/M11w0R

IPTV-Quote: Wenn Fernsehen und Internet verschmelzen – bit.ly/M0VQnH TV Web – bit.ly/OtcuLe

IPTV – Too late to the party?? Tough gig ahead. WhoView? UK’s big IPTV project finally nears, facing challenges – paidcontent.org/2012/07/04/who…

Social TV Keeps Viewers Engaged When Minds Might Wander, Study Says – adage.com/u/v6bDGa

Trilogy Delivers World-Class Communications To SES – bit.ly/PjHL6f

Mobile – Smartphones: Big in the bog. Commonplace on the commode – tinyurl.com/bl6eegc

Mobile – Deutsche Telekom mulls mobile wallet deal with Google – tinyurl.com/covhtev

Mobile – RIM boss strikes back: We’re not in a ‘death spiral’ – tinyurl.com/d4ajkee

Mobile Now: Feds: Consumer Protections May Not Cover Mobile Payments maps.yankeegroup.com/ygapp/content/…

Mobile Now: C Spire Will Roll Out LTE Network on Alcatel-Lucent, Not Samsung maps.yankeegroup.com/ygapp/content/…

Smart city streets paved with gold. Machina Research: M2M opportunities in smart cities and public transport – ow.ly/c21pQ

3D TV – From across the pond: BBC offers Wimbledon, Olympics in 3D free to those w/ 3D TV and BBC’s HD channel – on.fb.me/LWwMYD

Online Streaming: Beyond The Radio Dial – buff.ly/Rl53Wl

Cable Companies Going Online: It’s the Advertising, Stupid – dthin.gs/M43vMD

Satellite – Hellas Sat Secures Orbital Slot for 20 More Years – bit.ly/NCWVfi

Total mobile handset market share… Samsung = 25.7%, LG = 19.1%, Apple =15%, Motorola = 12%, Blackberry = 11.4%, HTC = 6.1%, and Microsoft = 4%.

An inside look at Showtime’s social TV strategy: lostremote.com/2012/07/03/an-…

Satellite – Eutelsat sets a new benchmark for satellite broadband via KA-SAT: Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) … bit.ly/OvlwaE

Cable TV/Broadband – TWC Widens Usage-Based Internet Tiers In Texas – multichannel.com/article/486774…

Hbb TV – Oui mais chaînes ont surtout compris que n’est pas l’alpha & omega de la tv: HbbTV progresse – bit.ly/NpGViT

The Internet Engineering Taskforce has approved the Opus Interactive Audio Codec for standardization –http://ow.ly/c2CE1

Telstar satellite: Proving the naysayers wrong – FierceTelecom – http://lnkd.in/GGmZjr

Social TV – Boxee Delivers an Open, Social TV Experience – SocialTimes- socialtimes.com/boxee-delivers…

Social TV – “TV Traffic Reporting Incorporates Live Social Media Updates” – zite.to/RlAcsX

Pay TV – Cord-Cutting Ahoy? Pay TV Costs Up 7% – bit.ly/MCeO3N

Akamai and Edgecast have announced CDN federation platforms –Skytide Examines 2012 Predictions; Finds Video IP Traffic Growing -…

Digital TV homes to double globally by 2017 to 1.3bn: Worldwide penetration of digital TV services is set – bit.ly/NsbwMG

OTT – Sweden’s Viaplay summons ActiveCloak to protect OTT service: Swedish Pay TV provider Viaplay has chosen – bit.ly/PoHMFS

Ericsson finalises purchase of Technicolor’s broadcast services division: Swedish telecoms equipment provider… bit.ly/NH13ef

Connect TV initiative to reach nearly every UK home by 2014: Almost every home in the UK will be able to – bit.ly/OyVYJM

Total Telecom Daily News is out! – bit.ly/oUFkEG

Mobile ad spending may triple to $7.1 billion by 2015, study projects – ow.ly/1OdjEe

Satellite – Inmarsat trial for Chinese fishing vessels: Australian comms expert, Beam Communications Pty Ltd, has received – bit.ly/Rr3qXf

Connected TV – Samsung adds ITV Player: Samsung will become the first manufacturer to have ITV Player available on its connected… bit.ly/PoZcSQ

2012 NGN Leadership Award Winners Announced – ow.ly/bZQpo

Social TV ad platform The2ndScreen expands into Europe with new partnership – lostremote.com/2012/07/06/sec…

Mobile – Analyst: Lack of progress on dynamic spectrum access is more a matter of attitude in mobile industry than technology analysysmason.com/About-Us/News/…

Comcast selling stake in A&E for $2.8 billion | Radio & Television Business Report fb.me/1TuBgbeXk Comcast to sell A&E stake to Disney, Hearst for approx $3 billion- on.wsj.com/LDgFkA

IPTV/VOD – Do Consumers Really Know What They Want? | l awe.sm/k07H3

Half of world’s STBs destined for Asia-Pacific next year: There will be 220mn set-top boxes shipped in 2013… bit.ly/Pq9GBo

Smart TV – Samsung picks Windows Azure to manage Smart TV infrastructure: Korean electronics giant Samsung has chosen… bit.ly/NI4hy3

Smart TV – Australia IPTV provider Foxtel links up with Samsung Smart TV- bit.ly/OdVMvV