Interactive offerings for Meo; IPTV gearing up in Japan

> Portugal Telecom announces new interactive TV services over its Meo TV offering using Microsoft's Mediaroom platform.

> IPTV subscriptions in Japan are forecast to surpass 1 million by the end of this year.

> CableLabs prepares reference implementation for Tru2way standard.

> Video quality testing for IPTV is migrating beyond pre-deployment preparations and into operational environments.