ALSO NOTED: PCCW's net profit up 2.5% with help from IPTV; Cheat sheet on IPTV; and much more...

> Australian firm ReelTime Media and Virginia-based ILEC NTELOS choose SkyStream. Release

> Dutch cable operator Delta uses DiviTel's IP video transport solution based on Norwegian firm T-VIPS' IP transport solution, the TVG420. Release

> Snell & Wilcox announce Helios, a software-based conversion platform to eliminate the boundaries between video formats, global standards and new media display devices to "Master Once, Distribute Anywhere." Release

> Optical Entertainment Network has signed IPTV carriage agreements with game network GSN, Lifetime, Oxygen and Tennis Channel for its FISION FTTH service. Release (.pdf)

> PCCW's net profit rose 2.5 percent as its IPTV service boosted its core fixed-line phone business and virtually halted a decade-long slide in its customer base. Article (Wall Street Journal sub. req.)

> Tilgin IP set-top boxes, Minerva iTVManager middleware and Latens Content & Revenue Protection form an open, fully integrated and immediately deployable IPTV ecosystem solution. Release

> Verimatrix's digital watermarking forensics and Heuris' video compression, processing tools and applications deliver secure screening tools for the Hollywood theatrical film and TV industry. Release

And Finally... A U.K. cheat sheet on IPTV: What is it and why would you watch it? Article

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