2Wire chief discusses impact of Pace acquisition; Rogers releases 2Q 2010 results

FierceIPTV guru Jim O'Neill grabbed some first-hand comments from 2Wire CTO Jaime Fink on what it means to be acquired by the world's largest set-top box manufacturer, Pace. Story.

> Rogers Communications (NYSE: RCI) announced "continued revenue and subscriber growth combined with healthy operating leverage" as it released second quarter financials. News release.

> Charter Communications (OTC BB: CCMM) will offer up some insights into its business operations during a conference call Aug. 4 detailing second quarter operating results. News release.

> Cedar Point has gone overseas--not necessarily overboard--in selling its integrated VoIP switching technologies. The New Hampshire vendor has inked a deal with Multimedia Polska to deploy its technology throughout Poland. News release.

> Integrated Broadband Services (more commonly known as IBBS) has reached a deal to acquire VoIP provider SinglePipe and create what a "fully integrated voice and data solutions" company targeting cable companies. The acquisition was done at the prodding of IBBS customers who said they want a "single source of expertise to launch new services and accelerate bottom-line growth" according to IBBS CEO David Keil in a news release.

> Fubon Financial (Taiwan: 2881.TW) Chairman Daniel Tsai has inked up to buy Taiwanese cable operator Kbro from U.S.-based Carlyle Group. Story.

And finally... There are drawbacks to being the only operator around. Everyone in Hawaii lost service when Oceanic Time Warner experienced an outage of both high-speed Internet services and home telephone. Story.

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