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DVRs Now in Half of US PayTV Homes – abcn.ws/SBB6lZ

Eska TV launches HbbTV app – dlvr.it/2Z5CzH

How to Reach Holiday Shoppers With MultiScreen Video – ow.ly/fDl21

Michael Lantz, Accedo’s CEO on How will the Smart TV experience evolve in 2013? – http://ow.ly/fLFF0

Viasat inks new accord with NBCUniversal for Russia, Ukraine & CIS: Viasat Broadcasting has signed a new multi-year… bit.ly/11qjcYm

FCC Issues Declaratory Ruling on Opt-Out Confirmation Text Messages – http://ow.ly/2txKp8

TV: the “only one medium that continually delivers mass reach” | sco.lt/9B01Wz

Majority of US multichannel homes have a DVR: Just over half (52%) of US households that subscribe to a multichannel… bit.ly/XilLLW

Swisscom debuts Quing home automation: Switzerland’s biggest telco has today unveiled a major new smart ho… bit.ly/VqdUrH

Impact of portability of video distribution on the TV business – tinyurl.com/d672zlq

Orange Vallée: “Multiscreen experiences are a priority for us”: Nicolas Bry, SVP Digital at France Telecom… bit.ly/11G54JK

Smart TV – LG claims Smart TV first for Verizon FiOS: South Korean electronics manufacturer LG has introduced a new a… bit.ly/11FHqNq LG Smart TV App offers alternative to Verizon FiOS TV set-top box bit.ly/XhcbZT

Time Warner Cable is sick of overpaying for low-rating TV channels. But which channels are overpriced? The numbers: http://on.wsj.com/XjF1Zy

How to get targeted ads on your TV? Try a camera in your set-top box – http://ars.to/WEZP8K

Rentrak Pursues MRC Audit: Rentrak, which relies heavily on set-top-box data for TV measurement services,… http://bit.ly/VtjIke

The IsatPhone Pro saved 7 lives out at sea, read the survival story here: http://ow.ly/fLXFh

Forecast: Internet ad spend will outstrip all print in 2015 http://paidcontent.org/2012/12/02/forecast-internet-ad-spend-will-outstrip-all-print-in-2015/ …

NewSat’s Jabiru Satellite Program will strengthen Internet on satellite solutions – http://lnkd.in/QjkKXR

NewSat at the AfricaCom Cape Town – http://lnkd.in/wGgtqM

Croatia ends 3rd quarter with 355,869 IPTV subscribers. Stronger growth in the take-up of DTH. Cable subs down quarter over quarter –  http://t.co/k0MhnPy4

Cost factor of neutral host DAS is $350K + base stations (100K+ per netw). Numbers don’t work. Tenants would rather go with femto. Property developer: Not seeing a carrier agnostic in-building architecture being approved by operators. Needed.

Could HBO be going B2C? They’ve just launched a new Code Labs division to focus on digital apps – HBO places renewed focus on digital content, mobile apps with Seattle ‘Code Labs’ office – http://is.gd/rD3ivg

Netflix will start getting Disney films while they are still on pay-per-view… but not until 2016 http://cnet.co/VkefKc

Satellite TV subscribers in Croatia pass the 100,000 mark – bit.ly/TLHe9U

IPTV – Moana TV IPTV to launch in Samoa in December – bit.ly/11yet6X

India to become largest DTH and IPTV market in the world, says Frost & Sullivan – tvfutu.re/Sus5eS

BT improves IPTV customer experience – bit.ly/11xwLVW

IPTV in Australia: Quickflix cutting staff while Telstra bulking up – bit.ly/Rz5j8x

Mware Solutions can help with your IPTV encoding and middleware – bit.ly/R4toE8

Hibox has developed a sophisticated multiscreen IPTV/OTT middleware platform – bit.ly/TGUPA2

Operators will be able to optimize their service even more when Big Data will be enabled on the home gateway – goo.gl/5g13j

Amino to shutter Swedish office next year: UK set-top box manufacturer Amino has indicated that its 2012 … bit.ly/11wUK7H

BBC reinvents the Red Button: After 13 years of delivering Red Button interactive services, UK broadcaster… bit.ly/11wUK7K

Elemental Technologies: “Only software-based video compression solutions can keep up”: Keith Wymbs, VP… bit.ly/XlD2UD

Redknee CEO Lucas Skoczkowski: Size Matters – Acquisition of Nokia Siemens Network assets could give scale needed for telecom BSS sector, http://www.lightreading.com/document.asp?doc_id=227651 …

Mobile – Latest SA Research: France Handset Vendor Marketshare by Operator: Q3 2012 – sa-link.cc/CST051212

Multiplatform to fore as Sky Italia enhances Sky Go, Articles: connectedworld.tv/articles/multi…

LOVEFiLM launches on Wii, Wii U to come soon: http://is.gd/FpFam2

TV Everywhere in more places for Elemental Technologies: http://is.gd/l8iEPa

CenturyLink Selects Amdocs for OSS Consolidation – http://bit.ly/TCfBAt

CDN – Akamai completes Verivue acquisition: US firm Akamai, a global provider of Content Delivery Network (CDN) … bit.ly/11Uk8n6

How to Simplify Television Asset Management Requirements – bit.ly/tv-content-man…

Redbox Instant to launch consumer beta this month: US telco Verizon will be launching a consumer beta of… bit.ly/11TmJxN

iiNet multicasting IPTV over the NBN – bit.ly/11T5z38

LIME delivers OTT video with a Caribbean flavour: Cable & Wireless Communications’ Caribbean division, LIM… bit.ly/VCe13j

PlayStation 3 most popular for viewing Netflix on TVs: Sony Computer Entertainment America and Netflix have… bit.ly/11SZfZC

Multiscreen – Tip-toeing Towards A Multi-Screen Future | Media Week | Media Week Blogs bit.ly/YNUsJT

OTT – Mexico’s Totalmovie launches global OTT video service: Totalmovie, part of Mexico’s Grupo Salinas, has revealed… bit.ly/XpnL5e

IPTV Copaco to launch in Paraguay on December 14thbit.ly/11Ctmp1

Entone FusionTV fuels world’s first premium internet TV service – bit.ly/11CtnJE

DTV/IPTV – Romanian digital cable take-up on the rise – bit.ly/VAV6pH

Streaming Video – Redbox Instant won’t be ready until next year, after all – ow.ly/1PYoaA

iiNet primero en certificar Multicast en IPTV sobre standard NBN, que garantiza la mejor calidad de video en IPTV arnnet.com.au/article/443766…

Google mulled adding home phone service in Kansas City fiber packages, backed away due to… dlvr.it/2Zwsz4