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> After selling off Swiss ComHem to Carlyle Group for €1 billion, EQT quickly returns to the cable-TV industry by buying German Kabel Baden-Wurttemberg from Blackstone Group for €1.3 billion. Article (The Wall Street Journal sub. req.)

> Chutes & Ladders: U.K. set-top box manufacturer Pace Micro Technology has appointed Mike McTighe as its new non-executive chairman. Release

> Cisco to provide Swiss broadband communication provider Bredbandsbolaget with FTTH gear for triple-play services. Release

> Envivio collaborates to integrate its mobile series of MPEG-4 encoders with Medialive's content protection technology. Release

> IPTV set-top box supplier Amino launched AmiNET130, a new gen of CPE that supports High Definition, H.264 (MPEG4/AVC) video streams. Release

And Finally... Motorola ships more than 2 million digital set-top boxes in the first quarter of 2006. Release

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