Comcast delivers Skype videoconferencing to TVs; PLDT to wrap BPL trials by end of year

Wireline industry news from across the Web:

> Comcast will now offer its subscribers the ability to conduct video calls on their TVs via a new relationship with Skype. Article

> 8x8, a provider of managed VoIP and cloud services, will soon join the U.S. broad-market Russell 3000 Index. Release

> Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company (PLDT) is in the process of completing its broadband over powerline (BPL) technology trials by the end of 2011. Article

> Inter-County Broadband Network (ICBN) is working with OFS to build its ICBN Logistics Operation Center with a press event in Howard County, Md. Release

> Level 3 Communications received recognition in five areas of the ATLANTIC-ACM 2011 North America Business Services Study noting the service provider's work in delivering voice and data services to enterprise customers. Release

> Comporium will show off its new security and management system during this week's NCTA tradeshow. Release

And finally ... WiFi aggregator Boingo Wireless, which went public last month, believes new growth targets lie in shopping malls, quick-service restaurants and sports stadiums and arenas. Article