ICM registry gets green light for .xxx Internet domain; Policy management gains ground in telco networks, back office

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> Eutelsat's Skylogic subsidiary signed a three-year distribution agreement with Eser Telekom to provide its Tooway satellite broadband service in Turkey, Iraq, Georgia and Azerbaijan. Release

> UPC Austria revealed it tested the ability to deliver 1.3 Gbps broadband speeds using Arris' C4 CMTS over a live HFC-based network. Article

> Infonetics Research's Q2 Video-on-Demand, Encoder, and Edge QAM Equipment and Video Subscribers report showed that VoD services rose, but video encoders declined during the quarter. Release

> Virgin Media snagged a $160 million wireless backhaul contract with MBNL, the UK-based wireless venture between T-Mobile UK and H3G UK. Article

> ICM registry has received the go-ahead to create the .xxx Internet domain, the "internet's red-light district." Article

> Delta Air Lines will begin offering WiFi on some of its regional flights beginning this week from its Atlanta location. Article

> TalkTalk, a UK-based competitive broadband provider, is going forward with plans to launch a YouView-based IPTV service called TalkTalk TV in the UK next year. Article

And finally ... Tony Poulos, market strategist at the TM Forum, discusses how policy management is gaining influence in the telco's network and in the back office. Article

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