RCN sells to Abry; Verimatrix gets new CTO

> 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.