Cincinnati Bell adds 7 HD channels; Nortel can reduce price of IP telephony division sale by $25M

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> HomeGrid Forum, the advocate of the catch-all home networking standard, added four new members to its roster: Allion Test Labs, Holland Electronics LLC, and Kwangwoon. Release

> Cincinnati Bell added seven HD channels to its Fioptics TV service lineup, including MSNBC, BET, CMT, TCMOxygen, Palladia, and the Outdoor Channel, which requires a subscription to its sports tier. Post

> Telefonica's Argentine broadband subscriber base surpassed the 3 million mark, with the figure split between its wireline-based ADSL service and the Movistar mobile broadband offering. Article

> UTStarcom's board of directors approved a new compensation plan for its members. Release

> Bids for over-the-top video provider Hulu, which industry watchers say could fetch $2 billion, are due this week. Article

> Kevin Coyne, FiberLight's President and COO, has been nominated for the Atlanta Technology Professional of the Year Award. Release

> Siemens Enterprise Communications will implement an IP telephony system for UK-based Durham University's Communications Infrastructure Upgrade (CIU) project. Release

And finally ... Nortel gets bankruptcy court's permission to reduce the price of its IP telephony business that it sold to GENBAND last year by $25 million, from $182.5 million to $157.7 million. Article