DOCSIS 3.0 on the move; Time Warner Business launches HDTV service

> 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.

> Here's a business perk. Time Warner Cable (NYSE: TWC-WI) Business Class has launched HD Video for Hospitality for hotels throughout Upstate New York and New England. 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.

And finally... Atlantis Technology's subsidiary TellyTube is starting up a television advertising trial with Comcast (Nasdaq: CMCSA) in Fort Lauderdale according to a news release.

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