CableLabs, Rohde & Schwarz partner on Wi-Fi, IoT compliance testing; Unirise introduces 28-AWG patch cord

Installer news from across the web:

> Unirise says its smaller 28-AWG patch cord uses 50 percent less space in high-densitycabling and installation pathways. Cable Installation and Maintenance article

> CableLabs and Rohde & Schwarz partner to meet growing market demand for Wi-Fi and IoT device compliance testing. Release

> New Delhi, India's urban development minister has directed the ministry to allow installation of wireless towers on central government buildings and structures. The Economic Times article

> Conax has launched Conax Connected Access, a new security client for IPTV supported by the Conax Contego security hub. Release

> The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) TR-8.1 Engineering Committee on Equipment Measurement Procedures has issued a call for interest for Project 25, Phase 2 Two-Slot Time Division Multiple Access, Transceiver Measurement Methods. Release

Cable News
> Count Time Warner Cable CEO Rob Marcus as being among the top pay-TV executives not sold on the "skinny bundle" strategy. Article

> Cablevision has announced a wide-ranging deal with Tribune Media covering broadcast retransmission for TV stations including WPIX-TV in New York, carriage for cable channel WGN America and data for Newsday. Article

Online Video News
> Ericsson took the next step in the latest round of video industry consolidation, announcing it has acquired multiscreen encoding and compression provider Envivio for about $125 million in a cash tender transaction. Article

Wireless News
> AT&T Mobility has deployed its 2.3 GHz WCS spectrum for LTE service in a handful of markets, fulfilling its goal of launching service on the spectrum this summer. Article

> Verizon Wireless will deploy 400 small cells in San Francisco in order to densify the company's network in anticipation of the 2016 Super Bowl that will take place in that city. Article

And finally‏@FiberMountain: Is the cabling industry just a spectator when it comes to #SDN? Not necessarily.