NSN backs open platforms; Orange looks to Twitter

> At TelcoTV 2009, Nokia Siemens Networks pushed for more open IPTV development to spur innovation.

> France Telecom's Orange plans to work with Twitter on integration projects, including IPTV efforts.

> NewTeeVee Live 2009: Comcast says it's nearing OnDemand Online launch.

> Portugal Telecom's Meo pay TV service reaches 505,000 subscribers.

> Liberty Global to acquire Germany's second-largest cable TV operator.