Netflix subs consumed over 2B hours of content in Q4 2011; Cisco shuts down its umi product line

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> Netflix subscribers watched over two billion hours of TV shows and movies via their streaming service in Q4 2011. Release

> VBrick Systems enables Salem, NH's Salem Community Television (SCTV17) to stream upcoming local Republican Candidate Town Halls. Release

> Macau government has launched a tender to award two new wireline telephony concessions this month as another step towards opening up its telecom market to competition. Article

> Voiceserve debuts new cloud-based VoIP PBX product for consumers and SMBs via its CalltoPBX.com website. Release

> Cisco shuts down its ūmi high end consumer video conferencing product as part of its ongoing restructuring process. Article

And finally ... Comcast is being sued for installing a set top box in a number of Illinois consumer's homes that came with a cockroach infestation. Article

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