Arris joins MoCA board; TalkTalk adds 160K subs

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> Thanks to its Motorola Mobility Home Business acquisition, Arris, a member since 2008, is now a member of the MoCA board of directors. Story

> TalkTalk signed 160,000 new TV subscribers to its YouView service in the most recent quarter to drive the total number of TV customers to 390,000. Story

> South Korean communications provider KT launched its HTML5-based IPTV service commercially. Story

> Sky launched the NOW TV Box that consumers can use to connect TV sets wirelessly to the Internet and priced it at about $15.37. Story

> Singapore IPTV operator mioTV has been ordered by the Minister of Communications and Information to share its English Premier League coverage with rival platform StarHub. Story

> The Czech Telecom Office (CTU) authorized national transmission company Ceske Radiokomunikace (CRa) to use the Zizkov transmitter in Prague to trial both pay-TV and Ultra HDTV (4K). Story

> Fetch IPTV has added ABC's Australian catch up TV service iview to its lineup. Story

Cable News

> Time Warner Cable dropped CBS Corp.'s owned-and-operated TV stations and Showtime from its cable systems in New York, Los Angeles and Dallas shortly after midnight Tuesday, but announced less than 30 minutes later that it had restored the feeds. Full article

Telecom News

> BT may have reported that its first quarter consumer revenues were flat, but it has set a path for future broadband growth with the addition of 197,000 retail fiber-based broadband customers. It ended the period with a total 1.5 million FTTx broadband customers. Full article

And finally … Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM) is making its HyppTV IPTV service available nationwide. Story

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