AT&T expected to report earnings growth; Viggle teams with Nielsen on second screen

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> Analysts believe that AT&T will report earnings that are up about 6.7 percent year-over-year when it releases first quarter results this afternoon. Story

> Viggle has partnered with Nielsen on research "into the power of the second screen for achieving TV tune-in and brand effectiveness." Press release

> Swisscom has added the ability to use iPhones and Android smartphones as remote controls for its IPTV platform. Story

> KPN has laid claim to being the second largest Dutch TV distributor with a 24% market share after reporting 116,000 IPTV additions during the first quarter. Story

> Czech Republic IPTV and OTT provider Nangu.TV has appointed Zdenek Gerlicky CTO. Story

> Google Fiber has not only beefed up on cities served, it's beefed up on entertainment served by adding HBO and Cinemax to its Kansas City TV lineup. AMC is probably the biggest cable TV channel still missing. Story

Cable News

> Aereo said it will launch its online video platform in Boston on May 30, where it'll challenge Comcast and RCN Corp. with a package of 28 local TV channels that customers will be able to view on Apple's iPad and iPhone, Roku set-tops and web browsers. Read full article here.

Telecom News

> America Movil (NYSE: AMX) reported that Q1 wireline results were driven by a 20.6 percent rise in pay TV and more customers opting for triple play voice, video and data bundles. Read full article here.

And finally … Slovakian IPTV device manufacturer Antik unveiled a new hybrid set-top box. Story