• The Multimedia Over Coax Alliance (MoCA), whose members include Comcast, Cox, EchoStar and Motorola, hit the 1 million deployments mark—or as the press release quips, "One Million MoCAs served." The coalition also welcomed Texas Instruments as a member and announced its third wave of certified products.
• BroadLogic announced TeraPIX video processor to help cable operators maximize bandwith and transition to all-digital.
• Cox Business Services customers increased 28% since 3Q of last year.
• Michigan cable and video franchising bill could be decided this week—its opponents are lobbying hard.
• GM extends sponsorship deal for CBS primetime series on Comcast on Demand [Reuters]
• DBS sub growth seen slowing [Reuters]
• Verizon targeting small towns with FiOS [Forbes]
• Starz Kids & Family books holiday plans
• Cartoon Network‘s original live-action movie, Re-animated, airs Dec. 8
• Lifetime puffs up Blue Smoke for February
• Queer Eye‘s Jai Rodriguez joins Si TV for Styleyes Miami, coming in March
• Lime launches local content
• RHN.TV (Real Hip-Hop Network) goes public
• Disney Channel characters play games with Nintendo
• Lifetime CEO Betty Cohen becomes a New York Women in Film and Television Muse on Dec. 14
• Liberty Media reports Q3
• OpenTV reports Q3
• RealNetworks reports Q3
• TelcoTV exhibitor press releases: BuLogics, Calix, Digital Fountain, Espial, ICTV, Kasenna, Mixed Signals, Modulus Video, Motorola, Netopia, Optibase, Pixelmetrix, RGB Networks, Ruckus Wireless, Sigma, Tut Systems, TVN, Tzero, Verimatrix, ViewNow, Wegener, Widevine
• BridgePort Communications, a VoIP solution being tested by Time Warner Cable, raises $13 million in funding [Chicago Sun-Times]
• Former Fine Living GM John MacDonald joins Veoh Networks
• Quincy Smith named head of CBS Interactive
• Nielsen Media establishes African American Advisory Council; the Cabletelevision Advertising Bureau’s Cynthia Perkins Roberts is a member
• FCC commissioner Jonathan Adelstein writes in a Nov. 5 op-ed column in the San Francisco Chronicle that the commission’s media ownership ruling is "likely in early March 2007"
• Comcast phasing out old Bay Area phone service [SF Chronicle]
• WWE‘s "Cyber Sunday" (Nov. 5) attracted 14.6 million votes from 2.5 million fans during the three-hour PPV event
• Napster Mobile launches in Japan
• DVR users zap political ads [CNET]
• WSJ‘s Walter Mossberg loves his Comcast HDTV