> AT&T has decided to go with video servers from Sun Microsystems of Santa Clara, Calif., for its U-verse IPTV offering. The Sun Fire X4500s will be deployed at the hubs and super hubs of the AT&T video venture, which is now available in parts of 23 markets across eight states, according to the telco. Details of the pact are here.
> Veteran tech editor Jim Louderback has been named the new CEO of IPTV net Revision3. Jay Adelson, Revision3's founder and CEO since 2006, will serve as chairman of the board. More information on Louderback's appointment is available here.
>Thomson and Nokia Siemens Networks are joining forces to deliver IPTV services via femtocell access points. The two companies launched the Femto Gateway for IPTV delivery to WCDMA devices early last week. More details are available here.
And Finally... In the name of spectacularly framed PR, yet another online TV network claims it "exceeds Joost, Microsoft and Time Warner online television technology," with piracy-proof, latency-free 1080p content. Or was that 1080i? Progressive PR here |The interlaced version is here.