As cable operators contemplate the wireless quad-play, they may want to take note of New York State Sen Carl Kruger‘s (D-Brooklyn) new campaign to ban iPod and cell phone/Blackberry use near NYC intersections. He warns of "iPod oblivion" in which unaware pedestrians could get mowed down by traffic while jamming out to Coldplay and/or checking their Crackberrys. Note to our NYC-based CableFAX subscribers: if you’re reading this on a Blackberry right now, look up! Whew. That bus just missed you!

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Operators Ready to Celebrate Energy 2020 Successes

It’s been six years since SCTE announced its Energy 2020 campaign aimed at reducing power consumption, and operators are gearing up to share the fruits of their efforts with the industry at-large.

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