LightSquared lines up wholesale customer NetTalk; Cablevision DVR Plus grows in Brooklyn

Cable industry news from across the Web:

> The seemingly ominous GPS interference cloud under which LightSquared is operating these days has not stopped the wireless provider from signing up NetTalk.com to a multiyear wholesale agreement. News release

> Cablevision Systems' network-based DVR-Plus has arrived in Brooklyn. Story

> Verizon FiOS is singing a different tune after launching Music Choice's SWRV interactive music video network. Story

> Not to be outdone by its NAB broadcasting brethren, the NCTA dished out $4.57 million to lobby various federal power brokers in the first quarter. Story

> Jefferson Township, N.J. has consolidated all of its telecommunications services with Optimum Lightpath, in the process reportedly saving $25,000 per year. News release

And finally ... the NCTA has reelected Cox Communications President Pat Esser as chairman of the board of directors. Story

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