Online video platform sales booming; BBC renews contract with Intelsat

> Online video is certainly something to watch, Strategy Analytics is reporting. Sales of online video platforms have ballooned and will garner more than $1 billion a year within five years. Story.

> BBC World News has renewed and expanded its contract with Intelsat for satellite and teleport services to the Asia-Pacific and Americas regions. Intelsat will distribute capacity among four satellites: Intelsat 8 and 5 for Asia-Pacific, and Intelsat 9 and Galaxy 13 for the Americas. News release.

> Cloud services provider Akamai is adding mobile content optimization to its portfolio. It has acquired all the assets of Velocitude, including its mobile services platform. News release.

> ADTRAN keeps rolling along as its Total Access 5000 MSAP has been chosen by yet another fiber service provider, Reliance Connects, for future deployment in Oregon and Nevada. News release.

> Revenues are on the upswing for eOn Communications. The company reported its 3Q fiscal 2010 results on Thursday, showing a 45 percent increase in revenue year-on-year and a gross profit of $1.3 million. The company also acquired majority interest in Cortelco Systems, a Puerto Rico-based reseller. News release.

> A report available from Research and Markets looks at Vietnam's telecom infrastructure and its major players. News release.

> Infrastructure specialist CommScope will bare all at next week's CommunicAsia in Singapore, laying out its entire portfolio of broadband, enterprise and wireless solutions for all to see and providing a revealing look at the evolution toward integrated network solutions. The Champagne Room is extra. News release.

And finally... MSOs (Multiple System Operators) in the U.S. and Canada are increasing deployments of Docsis 3.0 technology and exploring new system architectures and optical technologies. Heavy Reading Cable Industry Insider reports that deployments in the region will reach 90 million homes by 2012. News release.

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