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Massive upheaval incoming for TV middleware market: US research firm ABI Research is predicting a roller coaster ride… bit.ly/NKo4iM

Korea’s SK Broadband reaches 1.2mn IPTV subs: South Korea’s SK Broadband added 40,988 subscribers to its I… bit.ly/S3szrw

Zeebox heading to Australia: The UK-based team behind social TV app Zeebox has partnered with Australian f… bit.ly/O4kzSa

IPTV – Usefulness of social TV apps called into question – bit.ly/N0Gpem

iPlayer ranked top UK brand: The BBC’s online video service iPlayer has come top of the mid-year rankings … bit.ly/N1avyi

GM of BBC iplayer says that ConnectedTV and IPTV went ‘sideways’ and forgot ‘Why people buy TV’ Back to basics? – bit.ly/NIsExK

China’s Youku inks licensing deal with NBC Universal: In a further sign that China’s online video scene is… bit.ly/Nipxyu

Chinese media regulator tightens censorship of online videos: China’s State Administration of Radio, Film … bit.ly/N0SNez

Swisscom Teams Up With Jinni to Bring Semantic Discovery to Live TV & VOD Subscribers – bit.ly/N0yq15

Viasat kanali u IPTV ponudi Telekoma Srbija  – personalmag.rs/?p=33060

Will IPTV leave Foxtel boxed in? Good analysis piece – bit.ly/OwIzyw

Telecom – Telco gear makers feel pinch in India, as regulatory uncertainty, brutal price war delay investments – bit.ly/Ox2j4V

Super Hi-Vision returns to IBCSHOW this year. Located in the Future Zone, presented by NHK Japan Broadcast Corporation – bit.ly/Rem3O9

Cellular Operators In Latin America: bit.ly/Nh5NMi

One in 3 US consumers using Mobile Payments – tinyurl.com/copu66q

Mobile Payments vs. Payments While Mobile: The much bigger — and more significant — market for mobile… bit.ly/L8y5nv

Why Finnish start-up Jolla’s plan to bring a MeeGo device to market is likely to be an uphill struggle – mobilebusinessbriefing.com/articles/paved…

LTE – Sprint promises unlimited LTE Data for iPhone5 – tinyurl.com/bprogsu

Jinni and Swisscom team for personalised TV – bit.ly/Oxx9dR

Mobile: The Biggest Change To Hit Retailing In 50 Years – bit.ly/OxxKMs

O2 UK launches business femtocell: bit.ly/NmIpfh

tinyurl.com/bq676s2 – Wondering what size TV to get? Wonder no longer. Originally posted at TV and Home Theater – cnet.co/Mj6xN7

Apple TV? NexusQ? Boxee? Here’s The Ultimate Guide to Picking a Smart TV Box – tvfutu.re/OwOCDl

Vizio CTO: Tablets will kill small-screen TVs – dlvr.it/1nCvTb

IPTV coming to Kalona – bit.ly/Nn5hM2

IPTV – Brazil’s Oi selects Alcatel-Lucent, Microsoft for its IPTV roll out – bit.ly/Nn5hLW

IPTV – Global IPTV revenues forecast to double by 2017 with U.S. leading the way – bit.ly/Nn5hvx

IPTV – Bell & Telus could take a page from Swisscom by deploying taste-and-mood based TV discovery engine for their EPG – iptv-news.com/2012/07/swissc…

Google TV Needs To Decide: Platform Or Closed Ecosystem – sns.mx/ftfCy9

Satellite Broadband For Residential Use – http://goo.gl/Rr1q1

Demand Media Alums Invest $575,000 In iSpot.tv, A Platform For Social Marketing On TV –http://ow.ly/1lhsLq

OTT – Netflix playing unwitting role in Viacom, DirecTV spat – http://on.mktw.net/N56jOh

Google TV – What is Google TV in Australia? – http://sns.mx/ftfCy8

Diller and Aereo win first round: injunction denied – http://dlvr.it/1rGlCv

IPTV -Web tv oder Internet TV…..ohne satalit antenne….diese Box für Türkische kanale….. http://t.cohttp://bit.ly/NnW7Pt

IPTV – Exterity appoints New Media for IPTV distribution in Germany – installation-international.com/main-content/f…

Smart TV/Connected TV – LG Cuts Exclusive Ad Deal For SmartTV in Europe with smartlipAG –on.wsj.com/LKJHU8

Viacom, DirecTV blame game escalates – bit.ly/P276z5

Total Telecom were with Calix … bit.ly/N84PTt

Vodafone acquires New Zealand’s TelstraClear: Operator group Vodafone has agreed to acquire Telstra’s … bit.ly/NqHKd5

Optical Networks – Bulgaria’s Vivacom deploys GPON tech to boost broadband & enable video services: Bulgarian service provide… bit.ly/NO8WAZ

Satellite – Satellite communications, Ka-band and the military – goo.gl/wIe1p

Connected TV/Social TV – Why the future lies in “second screen” technology – bit.ly/Nqvndl

New Electronics | Pushing packet performance: How IP networks are handling ever more data- newelectronics.co.uk/electronics-te…

Fixed-broadband penetration above 20% in Barbados, Canada, St Kitts&Nevis, US, end-2011. Region average: 15%. 8.5%: world.

Mobile – O2 says its 2G and 3G networks are now fully restored in UK, after hundreds of thousands of mobile users had no signal – bbc.in/LbNUtP

Aereo’s win against broadcasters could impact retransmission-consent negotiations with cable operators – fiercecable.com/story/aereo-wi…

Gartner: Global telecom equipment spending to reach $377B in 2012 – http://is.gd/czQa1o

Megatelecom plans cable TV service in São Paulo- goo.gl/fb/gPWkqbit.ly/MmRpOK

Pay TV struggling against Netflix UI – bit.ly/NNPEM7 – IPTV – bit.ly/N2vsK7

Euro 2012 kicks off boom in mobile video – ow.ly/c87FF

Mobile – Comparison of recent Small Cell and femtocell industry forecasts – goo.gl/uQmCK

Small cells are targeted to address the challenges of mobile data growth – ow.ly/calKJ

Social TV – Apps do have a place on TV | awe.sm/d0mii

FCC chief blasts Russia for passing Internet censorship bill (Brendan Sasso/Hillicon Valley) thehill.com/blogs/hillicon… techmeme.com/120712/p46#a12…

OTT/Social TV – Netflix TV Viewing Is On The Rise – ow.ly/cc4h3

CAS/IPTV/OTT – Viaccess-Orca points the way to the future says New study from ABI Research –rapidtvnews.com/index.php/2012…

Rovio Tops Social Video Brand for Week; More Fun Social Video Stats: bit.ly/LiLq1u

IPTV/Social TV: Commercials Are Just Really, Really Short Shows – bit.ly/Mn0rv9

Mobile operators should use coverage to compete with OTT services – goo.gl/jsa9W

The benefits of Integrated OTN Switching: bit.ly/NmuN0d

Roku gets ready to launch in Germany, Spain – http://dlvr.it/1rYjjF