Grossner joins Infonetics; Lintasarta deploys ADTRAN gear

Wireline news from across the Web:

> Former ALU strategist Clifford Grossner joins Infonetics Research. Release

> Lintasarta will deploy ADTRAN's Total Access 5000 broadband platform for its FTTP service.  Release

> European telecom companies are under pressure after an analyst warned that low wholesale rates and an end to global roaming would hasten the decline of telecom operators.   Article


> Fullham Football Club has a venue-wide IPTV platform thanks to a partnership between Exterity and Enabledware. Article

> WISI Communications and IP.NETCOM have partnered to launch a hybrid set-top box that combines HbbTV with classical IPTV for use with the Multi Screen Content Management System (AiMS).  Article

Cable News

> Netflix picked up 630,000 net U.S. streaming video subscribers in the second quarter, which was a sharp drop compared to the 2.03 million it signed in the first quarter. Article

> CBS Corp.  broke ranks from fellow programmers by announcing that it will begin releasing ratings information which include data on viewing from cable video-on-demand and online video sites. Article

> John Malone's Liberty Global invested in Expect Labs, a San Francisco-based startup which has developed an "anticipatory computing engine" that could one day be used in targeted advertising or video navigation. Article

Wireless News

> Apple has asked its component suppliers to test iPhone and iPad screens larger than the ones currently available, according to a Wall Street Journal report.  Article

> AT&T Mobility is offering less expensive options in its Mobile Share shared data plans in an effort to boost adoption of the plans. Article

And finally … Blue Origin, a rocket launch company  backed by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, is trying to take over a retired NASA launch facility.  Article