AOL cuts 900 jobs; Telus adds Facebook to Canadian offerings

Cable industry news from across the Web:

> The acquisition of Huffington Post has indirectly resulted in the layoff of 900 workers or about 20 percent of AOL's work force. Story.

> Telus, involved in a struggle with Shaw Communications for Western Canada television viewers, has added Facebook to its service lineup. Story.

> Cable operators often talk about the network benefits of going all-digital. WOW! subscribers in Ohio see things another way. Story.

> Cisco is not saying much about new set-tops that-not surprisingly-will use Linux open-source software. Story.

> In-Stat's latest research says that shipments of broadband CPE products with 802.11n are "on the rise." Report.

And finally ... Argentine cable operator Cablevision has been told to return pay TV customers' money after the government annulled a price increase. Can you imagine? Story.

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