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Verizon’s cable deals make headway but regulatory doubts linger – http://is.gd/bu3aJw TVTechnology: House Democrats Blast Verizon-SpectrumCo Deal – http://is.gd/Oz3a8O

Lawmakers Press NTIA for Federal Spectrum User Info – http://is.gd/LtxY2m

AT&T is adding more LTE markets, but still struggles to catch Verizon – cnet.co/MaYukC

MPEG DASH’s Future Is Fractured, Says VideoRX – mvpx.tv/RQSNgw

Digital TV homes to double globally by 2017 to 1.3bn | awe.sm/m0UyC

FCC/ACA – ACA Urges FCC To Adopt Broadband Support Cost Model That Will Efficiently Allocate CAF Money | bit.ly/LK7Qp1

CEA publishes 3D video specs http://bit.ly/OrnpSj

Apple TV? NexusQ? Boxee? Here’s The Ultimate Guide To Picking A Smart TV Box –http://read.bi/PIaGAT

Connected TV: Is Consolidation Necessary For Success? – http://tvfutu.re/MbUBlG

Satellite – VINASAT-2 Satellite Begins Service for Vietnam Posts and Telecommunications … http://sns.mx/uljwy7

Telecom – Seven operators join forces on M2M – http://goo.gl/fb/vA2A9

Saudi Telecom merges IPTV, OTT and VOD onto single transcoding platform: Riyadh-based content aggregator Intigral – ATEME and TITAN Powers Combined IPTV/OTT Service for Saudi Telecom bit.ly/Lc13Ym

FTTH – Report: Google could extend FTTH to other cities – http://bit.ly/PMNpOr Google Fiber project to expand beyond Kansas City?: As the long-awaited fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) network… bit.ly/MUXya0

ITV Player on Samsung Smart TVs – bit.ly/OpFe4m

Telstra boss ready to transform digital media and IPTV businesses – bit.ly/NkHj0e

Social TV – Second Screen Marketing | awe.sm/a10rN

Huawei: Speed Sells But Who’s Buying? – lightreading.com/document.asp?d…

IBC to Present NHK with International Honour for Excellence – ow.ly/c8pAe

Mobile – Mobile Network Could Own Zimbabwe’s Largest Bank – bit.ly/L5Z3w3

Mobile – Managed interference can improve everyone’s mobile broadband experience – goo.gl/jRtsJ

Infographic of Connected TV IPTV evolution. Interesting – howigotmykink.blogspot.nl

Worlds Thinnest 2D and 3D TV Display using Soap Bubble – link to video – bit.ly/tv-display

Rostelecom gains Interactive TV subs – dlvr.it/1qqM9V

KPN, NTT Docomo, Rogers, SingTel, Telefónica, Telstra & Vimpelcom join hands for a seamless M2M solution.

Verizon weighs in on Social TV Convergence: The Future of Your Social TV – Second-Screen Technology – youreguide.vzw.com/a2/social-tv/

Satellite – Have you seen the video on High Throughput Satellites: youtu.be/CW27Uv9W2Bk

Viacom Says DirecTV May Drop 26 Networks – multichannel.com/article/486940…

Pay TV – Slower Pay TV Growth Won’t Bring Down Prices – onforb.es/NE3noo

Ethernet for Everyone – http://ow.ly/c8SxS

[Chart] Types of Videos that US Tablet Users View Regularly on a Tablet, March 2012 (% of respondents) – http://bit.ly/Rb9qmR

Mobile – 33% of Americans now making mobile payments per IDC: ~56% using Paypal Mobile; Amazon and iTunes account for 40%: http://ow.ly/2bsm5u

VoIP – Masergy Acquires Broadcore to Deliver… http://www.allvoipnews.com/masergy-acquires-broadcore-to-deliver-enterprise-c.html

Comcast Business brings hosted voice services to Houston area – http://bit.ly/PMNpOt

Social TV – What do people say about the Social TV Summit? Read here: http://ow.ly/c8Lhj

Canadian TV & Telecom Times is out! – http://bit.ly/oy8qoi

Pay TV – A new era is dawning in Pay TV – Multiscreen Devices To Surpass Set-Tops By 2016 Among Large Providers – http://bit.ly/MWQXMe

IPTV – China regulator SARFT steps up regulation of short online videos – bit.ly/LdGdrF