ALSO NOTED: Swisscom: 20K subs; Macrovision buys Mediabolic; and much more...

> Swisscom claims 20,000 IPTV subscribers. Article (sub. req.)

> Qwest may expand its IPTV offerings, according to a highly speculative post over at Broadband Reports. Blurb

> Macrovision acquires Mediabolic for $43 million. Article

> iSuppli predicts that IPTV will be a major driver for networking gear in 2007. Article

And Finally... Intellon claims a dozen carriers in Europe and Asia are using its broadband over powerline (BPL) solution for IPTV distribution within homes. Article

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