Netflix launches services in Brazil; Cox introduces "soft" usage caps in some markets

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> Cablevision and Verizon FiOS TV subscribers lost access to Tennis Channel over another round of carriage pricing disputes between the network and the two service providers. Article

> Black Box Networks, a communications system integrator, got customer service kudos from Cisco. Release

> Netflix has launched service in Brazil with plans to expand into other Latin American countries and the Caribbean soon. Article

> Cox brings what it calls "soft" usage based billing meter caps into new markets. Article

> Switzerland's Federal Competition Commission (ComCom) told incumbent carrier Swisscom that it may face sanctions due to its recent fiber deployment deals with utility providers in Basel, Bern, Lucerne, St. Gallen and Zurich. Article

And finally ... While Netflix, Hulu and soon Dish are driving more over the top (OTT) video use, a new IDATE report revealed that the global paid TV market still grew 7.6 percent in 2010. Article