Suttle introduces FutureLink umbrella brand; Harmonic delivers to Totalmovie

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> Suttle has introduced FutureLink as an umbrella brand for its next generation fiber and copper connectivity solutions. Press release

> Grupo Salinas' Totalmovie will use Harmonic's multiscreen technology from Harmonic to stream 64 SD and HD channels to over 40 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean. Story

> More than 130 new channels are expected to launch on YouView within the next 12 months. Story

> Swisscom added 208,000 IPTV subscribers, a 30 percent year-over-year increase and now has 902,000 subs, accounting for more than half of its total broadband subscriber base, the Swiss telecommunications company said in announcing first half results. Story

> France Telecom's Orange has reshuffled its IPTV service as it tries to hit reverse ongoing sub losses and end 2013 with 100,000 Spanish pay TV subscribers. Story

> Danish telco TDC acquired 7,000 IPTV subscribers between April and June. Story

> Deutsche Telekom added 121,000 new subscribers--an 11.7 percent year-over-year gain--for its Entertain IPTV service and Entertain-by-Satellite hybrid between April and June. Story

> Brazil's Life Telecom has adopted Cianet's triple play services and equipment IPTV platform as it targets 12,000 IPTV customers via an FTTH architecture. Story

Cable TV News

> While CBS Corp. insists its blackout on Time Warner Cable systems in New York, Los Angeles and Dallas has had a minimal impact on ratings for its primetime programming lineup, Nielsen data shows that the local newscasts of its stations in TWC markets have dropped significantly. Article

Telecom News

> AT&T is finding that what business customers want is a provider that can solve their problems by bringing them an integrated wireless and wireline solution, Andy Geisse, CEO of AT&T Business Solutions, told attendees at the Oppenheimer investor conference. Article

And finally … Kartina.TV, the largest operator of Russian-language pay TV services, will use Dune HD to supply IPTV and OTT set-top boxes. Story

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