A new AT&T U-verse TV bundle for new subscribers includes a wireless receiver that allows subscribers to watch TV anywhere in their homes and yards. New U-verse customers who add qualifying U-verse TV, U-verse High Speed Internet and U-verse Voice packages can get as much as $36 knocked off their monthly bills for the next two years; existing AT&T wireless customers who add the qualifying U-verse TV bundles get an additional $5 monthly discount…DigitalGlobe Online, a partnership between Vizrt and DigiGlobe, gives customers access to a satellite imagery library along with FirstLook, “a faster, more cost-effective way to capture events from around the world,” the companies say. When an event happens globally, DigitalGlobe activates the service by tasking their constellation of satellites to the event location to take high-rez images. Within hours, these images are available to all DigitalGlobe Online customers with the option to purchase. Recent images include the Olympics, a typhoon in the Northwest Pacific and pictures from the Hungarian Grand Prix. Using Viz World 12.0’s map-editing tools, Vizrt artists can manipulate FirstLook satellite imagery to create animated maps…The CP524 TS Adapter from video contribution and distribution solution provider T-VIPS supports multi-stream (any input to any output), remultiplexing, and flexible format conversion. The device targets operators and service providers that need flexible repacking and delivery of content for multiple end points while at the same time saving bandwidth. The CP524 provides as many as four transport streams by offering network adaption between ASI, IP, SONET/SDH and SMPTE 310…Palo Alto’s Open Networking Foundation that promotes software-defined networking (SDN) has added four initiatives focusing on new network orchestration interfaces, OpenFlow beyond Ethernet connections for optical networks, northbound APIs for management and billing, and future forwarding plane models. With these new efforts, ONF says it is “accelerating the transition from legacy architectures to SDN and promoting the development of value-added software components in the SDN ecosystem.” Members include Deutsche Telekom, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Verizon and Yahoo!.

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