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.