> Abry Partners to acquire long-time cable TV overbuilder RCN. > Petr Peterka, late of Motorola, is the new chief technology officer at Verimatrix. > MatrixStream enables IPTV cloud services with Australian provider. > Slovenia's BeeSmart offers middleware for free. > AT&T looks for FCC help in getting Cox baseball content on U-verse TV. > thePlatform announces new social media player. > Multimedia over Coax Alliance eyes European market opportunity.