CES: Cisco introduces Videoscape; NETGEAR adds CPE products for service providers

> Cisco introduced Videoscape at CES yesterday, a system that aims to tie together television services from broadcasters, cable companies and Internet providers, Bloomberg reports. Story.

> Funai Electric will integrate ActiveVideo Networks' cloud TV product into selected television and Blu-Ray players after signing an agreement in principle--ActiveVideo's first consumer electronics deal. Story.

> Neustar says it's ready to support integration for companies implementing the recently announced specifications for UltraViolet, an "interoperable ecosystem of digital content, digital entertainment storefronts, digital service providers and connected consumer electronic devices." News release.

> Allot Communications' fourth-quarter and year-end results conference call is scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 8, at 8:30 a.m. ET. News release.

> NETGEAR is adding nine new CPE products for service providers, the company announced at CES yesterday. News release.

And finally ... Online video streaming may be coming into its own, but companies like Netflix and Roku shouldn't ignore the looming threat of broadband usage caps, says a DSL Reports article. In Canada, where Bell Canada recently imposed a $1 per gig overage charge, "Netflix HD streaming eats bandwidth caps like popcorn shrimp," Karl Bode writes. Story.

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