Matanuska IPTV unwired; EcoFactor pitches energy cloud

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> Alaskan telco Matanuska Telephone rolls out a wireless HD IPTV option. Article

> Israel's MTS has won a $2.5 billion OSS/BSS contract with an unnamed U.S. MVNO. Article

> EcoFactor brings cloud approach to energy management to broadband service providers. Article

And finally... Researchers argue for the return of distance-based pricing for wholesale. Article