ALSO NOTED: Cisco vs. Microsoft; MRG builds out team; and much more...

> Cisco may be squaring off against Microsoft in the IPTV sector. Article

> IPTV vendor acquisitions are helping tier 1 service providers, according to ABI Research. Article

> MRG builds out its IPTV team with three more analysts. Release

And Finally... Here's a nice round-up of some of the video announcements at CES. Article