> DOCSIS 3.0 continues to pick up momentum. Arris, Cisco (Nasdaq: CSCO), Motorola (NYSE: MOT), Netgear (Nasdaq: NTGR), SMC and Thomson all had customer premise devices approved in CableLabs' most recent certification round. Story.
> As they always say--or at least they should say--guns don't kill cable, people kill cable. Just ask Charter Communications (OTC BB: CCMM) in Shelbyville, Tenn. where dove hunters knocked out services and required the replacement of about 500 feet of fiber optic cable. Charter estimates the total cost at $10,000. And we thought doves were harbingers of peace. Story.
> Bermuda Cablevision has launched two tiers of high-speed internet (6 Mbps and 8 Mbps) "to provide the fastest speeds ever offered over its fibre-based cable network," according to Telegeography. Story.
> The FCC introduced a suite of online tools at its Gov. 2.0 conference, including ones that make it easier for consumers to test their broadband speeds. Story.