Advanced video coding offers improved compression, but there are some significant issues, such as random access points, DPI and DVRs, that need to be addressed before cable operators give it the podium. Check out the Communications Technology story here. Cablevision Eyes Targeted Ads TVWeek.com has a story about Cablevision‘s plans for a trial run of targeted ads. Read about it here. AT&T Launches EchoStar Service On Wednesday AT&T rolled out its HomeZone offering that uses EchoStar‘s satellite-TV service with videos and movies from the Internet. Read the Rocky Mountain News story here.