U-verse, FiOS will air TWC sports net; Telepak selects Innovative Systems middleware

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> AT&T U-verse and Verizon FiOS have reached deals to carry Time Warner Cable SportsNet and Time Warner Cable Deportes in Los Angeles. AT&T story and Verizon story

> Telepak, the IPTV service of Franklin Telephone Co. in Bude, Miss., will use Innovative Systems' APMAX middleware. News release

> Northeast Texas telecom ETEX Telephone Cooperative launched IPTV and OTT on equipment supplied by Harmonic. News release

> Telecom Italia's CuboVision has launched a new app that lets subscribers access a "stripped down" version of the service on Windows 8 computers. Story

> Telekom Slovenije has added Orlando Kids and Fox Movies to its IPTV service. Story

Telecom News

> America Movil (NYSE: AMX) saw its European expansion efforts bear fruit in the third quarter as it reported a 67 percent increase in total sales from from MXN 18.3 billion (USD 1.4 billion) to MXN 30.6 billion (USD 2.4 billion). Article

> Service providers trying balance three main service types—video, wireless services, and cloud—may have found their solace in the IP edge router, Infonetics Research says. Article

> As Hurricane Sandy arrives in the Northeast, area telcos FairPoint Communications (Nasdaq: FRP) and Verizon (NYSE: VZ) said they are both prepared to deal with any potential damage issues that could arise. Article

Cable News

> The Consumer Electronics Association said Monday that it is backing Aereo in its copyright battle against CBS (NYSE: CBS), NBC, Fox and 14 other broadcasters that are attempting to shutter its platform that delivers live feeds from 20 New York TV stations to smartphones, tablets and other IP-connected devices. Article

> With Hurricane Sandy expected to spark widespread power outages and flooding in the northeast, Cablevision (NYSE: CVC), Time Warner Cable (NYSE: TWC), Comcast (Nasdaq: CMCSA), Verizon (NYSE: VZ) and other pay TV providers were racing Monday to prepare for damage to their networks from the storm. Article

> Ten weeks after Cablevision (NYSE: CVC) dropped New York's WPIX-TV and other stations owned by Tribune Broadcasting, the MSO announced a deal late Friday with the station owner. Article

And finally… Dutch telco KPN reported it added 88,000 net IPTV subscribers to grow its base to 829,000. Story

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