Swiss getting wholesale IPTV service; Hot readies Internet TV in Israel

More IPTV news from across the web:

> Swiss service provider Netstream is launching a nationwide wholesale IPTV service using Edgeware's Orbit-2X IPTV platform. Article

> Reports say Israeli service provider Hot is preparing a television venture to launch in September and compete with nascent IPTV operators Partner Communications and Cellcom. The Hot service should include interactivity via links to social networks, video libraries and integration with Hot Mobile. Hot was cool to talking about it. Article

> MyGlobeTV, a new IPTV platform from GlobeCast, debuted with 16 premium Romanian language channels for U.S. viewers. Article

> There must be a big market for international content in the U.S. Dishworld IPTV has signed up with Roku to stream international content, including feeds from Brazil, over broadband to palm-sized Roku units that can be purchased online or at retail stores. Existing Dishworld subscribers will be able to replace their current receivers with Roku players at no extra charge and Dishworld will manage and launch any future foreign channels and content within the Roku platform. Article

> The 73-channel Shenzhen IPTV service has launched thanks to China Central Television (CCTV)'s national online TV station China Network TV (CNTV), Shenzhen Media Group (SZMG), and China Telecom's Shenzhen branch. In addition to nine HD channels (and 64 SD), the service offers a 13-channel VoD package. Article

And finally … Norwegian services provider Edsiva Broadband will use access management software from Axiros Axess to overhaul its broadband operations and enable IPTV transport. Article