Calix selected by NFBA for broadband buildout; Genachowski to keynote at Cable Show

Cable industry news from across the Web:

> The North Florida Broadband Authority is spending its broadband stimulus funding on Calix optical networking equipment with the intent of driving broadband into more rural northern Florida locales. Story.

> Canada's second largest cable operator, Rogers Communications, has tabbed ClearAccess to provide remote management and applications for DOCSIS 2.0 and 3.0 gateways. News release.

> The growth of connected TVs will be fueled by customers "beyond mature regions like Western Europe and Japan," research by DisplaySearch has concluded. News release.

> Yahoo has acquired a service, IntoNow, that lets viewers to delve more deeply into whatever TV programs they're watching. Story.

> On-demand content and advertising veteran Don Gordon has joined BlackArrow as vice president of technology. News release.

And finally ... what would a Cable Show be without an FCC keynote to provide buzz? This year's won't disappoint since FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski is on the agenda. News release.

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