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AT&T: Your world. Delivered

So when AT&T begins to offer its cable like video services all of you personal information and usage will be monitored and “delivered” to the government or whoever else AT&T wants to give (sell) it to. From the article: “AT&T has issued an updated privacy policy that takes effect Friday. The changes are significant because […]

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Robert Young: Future TV

Though I am not sure exactly which Robert Young this is, he writes a guest post on GigaOM about the coming shake up in broadcast TV. These are not the usual “TV is dead” points either. From the post: “Five years from now, the TV market will no longer be segmented solely by major broadcast […]

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Hiwire and Cable Companies

DTV Professional has an article about Hiwire, the recent entrant in the wireless multicast TV market from Aloha Partners. From the article: “Hiwire is notable in part because of its cable connections. In addition to Aloha CEO Charles Townsend, the former president of Colony Communications in Providence, R.I., Hiwire has investment funding from cable veterans […]

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Sprint and ABC Agree on FCC Spectrum Plan

From the press release: “Today Sprint Nextel (NYSE: S) and the ABC Owned Television Stations Group, a unit of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS), announced that both companies have agreed to a template Frequency Relocation Agreement (FRA) for each ABC-owned station and a Group Reimbursement Agreement (GRA), covering ABC’s station group relocation-related expenses, in […]

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Robot Space Combat!

Maybe the coolest headline ever. All this from Daily Wireless: “New Scientist reports that Japanese robotic game organizers plan to take their event into space. A satellite carrying several small humanoid robots is planned to be launched into space in October 2010. It will release humanoid robots, who will then proceed to fight each other […]

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The National Show

Daily Wireless has a big round up of all things cable at the National Show. From the post: “Cable’s annual convention, The National Show, is rolling out the big guns in Atlanta this week. The battle for the $490-billion-a-year U.S. market for phone, Internet and TV services is heating up. The war between cable, satellite […]

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CTIA: MediaFLO and Modeo

Daily Wireless has a big post about a number of Mobile TV announcements at CTIA. Here is the part about MediaFLO and Modeo. From the post: “MediaFLO, the Qualcomm subsidiary, has forged a content deal with Network LIVE. The agreement calls for Network LIVE, a joint venture of AOL, XM Satellite Radio and AEG, to […]

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Alcatel and Lucent

Daily Wireless has a run down of the merger talks and this cool map. From the post: “Alcatel is in merger talks with smaller U.S. rival Lucent Technologies to create the world’s biggest telecoms equipment company, with combined sales of 21 billion euros ($25.33 billion), reports Reuters, Light Reading and C/Net. A combination with Lucent […]

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DVB-H in Sydney

From CNET: “Over the past year, DVB-H technology has been tested in Sydney and around the world for delivery of pre-encoded content. However, the Games trial marks the first time the technology has been used to simultaneously encode and broadcast multiple video channels and data information in real time. That’s a big step forward given […]

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Mix06: Bill Gates, Aber Whitcom, Ashley Highfield and Tim O’Reilly

Microsoft has the transcript from Bill Gate’s Mix06 keynote address. From the transcript: Bill Gates: “Many of the things we’re going to talk about are really falling into two categories. First, it’s the experience through the browser, and as you’ve seen there’s a lot of substantial change there including some tools that we’ve just come […]

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