Bamboom advances live broadcasts to iPad; FCC tells service providers to CALM down

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@FierceCable RT @VideoNuze: Four Comcast announcements show how important online video is becoming. Story | Follow @FierceCable

> A New York start-up may have a prescient name when it comes to the business model it's advancing. Bamboom wants to create a service that would let viewers watch live broadcast TV through any Internet connection on any device. Story

> The FCC has released its Commercial Advertisement Loudness Mitigation Act (CALM) Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) with a controversial provision that stations and cable operators control the loudness on all commercials, not just those locally inserted. Story

> 3D LCD TV panel shipments are going up, according to a report issued by DisplaySearch. News release

> And in other surprising news, the number of Americans who use the Internet to make phone calls went up since 2007 according to a study by the Pew Research Center. Story

> Lawrence, Kan. city fathers, not to be outdone by Google-fueled neighbor Kansas City, have thrown support behind Lawrence Freenet's effort to provide more high-speed Internet access across the city. Good thing they're in Kansas, not North Carolina. Story

And finally ... Rebecca Rusk Lim is reportedly leaving Starz Entertainment to become vice president of interactive experience for Turner Broadcasting. Story

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