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 > Sun Microsystems has become a Mirosoft Windows Server OEM. Press Release

> IPTV platform provider Avail Media of Reston, Va., has acquired ViewNow, a video-on-demand provider in Encino, Calif. for an undisclosed sum. Press Release

> Rev3 names Brad Murphy vice president of sales. Press Release

> Worldwide telecom carrier capex expected to hit $225 billion in 2007, says Infonetics Research here

> Digital Fountain, a Fremont Calif., concern that makes software for digital media distribution, partnered with Milano, Italy IPTV enabler, Neptuny. Press Release

> UTStarcom of Alameda, Calif., says it's supplying an IPTV platform for Indian telecom Bharti Airtel Press Release

> London IPTV player CompleteTV says it has licensed its technology to Surbhi Broadband, a set-top maker in India, for the manufacture for 1.1 million CompleteTV Houdini set-tops. Article