Google Fiber lights up another 'fiberhood'; YouView plots expansion

More news from around the World Wide Web...

> As names go, you gotta like the Kansas City neighborhood of Dub's Dread, which also happens to be the second fiberhood in the Google Fiber rollout. Story

> YouView is doing so well with initial reaction that the open IPTV platform is plotting new service offerings, including more content providers who want to go over-the-top with streaming channels. Story

> ruwido has won a "major supply deal" with Canadian telco TELUS to provide remote controls for the Optik IPTV service. Story

> Hong Kong IPTV provider Now TV will offer Chinese language content from several channels to Telekom Malaysia's HyppTV customers. Story

> Super Directories has licensed Galaxy Spectrum Broadcast Production Systems' "sigCaster" portable video broadcast software and hardware solution as an IPTV plug-n-play turnkey solution unit. Story

And finally… CWA and IBEW unions with about 43,000 East wireline members ratified a tentative agreement with Verizon. News release