Cable may get 'T-Commerce' right; Cablevision goes overseas for PC-to-TV software

Cable industry news from across the Web:

> Cable may finally break the interactive advertising ice this year with Canoe Ventures, according to Bloomberg BusinessWeek.Story.

> Cablevision Systems apparently couldn't find a U.S. company to do the job so it will use software from Hong Kong-based Split Media Labs to enable its PC-to-TV streaming content. Story.

> The national broadband plan has some kinks that could be smoothed out, architect Blair Levin has said. Story.

> Hughes Communications, in the process of being acquired by EchoStar Corp., posted ‘stand-out' fourth quarter performance. Story.

And finally ... a fight between warring cable operators in Pakistan resulted in one death and injuries to eight other people. Story.

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