Sweden’s Netrounds is offering Netrounds Free, a feature-limited yet fully functional version of its cloud-based IPTV testing and monitoring service it says offers IPTV providers a much more user-friendly and powerful alternative than traditional open-source command line tools often used during initial IPTV introductions. Netrounds Free includes support for IPTV testing, and it is automatically provisioned anywhere in the world by downloading and deploying up to two measurements probes. Results from the probes, such as MPEG loss, jitter and invalid stream, are retrieved from the cloud-based servers through a Web interface…LG’s new DWD Series Wireless Display adapter now uses Cavium’s CNW6611L media SoC to enable state-of-the-art media sharing and wireless display capabilities. This Cavium-based accessory is optimized to enhance the end-to-end Miracast functionality with LG’s Optimus G phone as well as the new Android 4.2 release used in the Nexus 4 smartphone. With support for 1080p media processing, HDCP 2.1 content protection and optimized interactivity, the Miracast display adapter enables users to view premium content on the larger screen of a nearby HD TV…The FSP 150SP sync probe device from ADVA Optical Networking helps simplify deployment and maintenance of 4G mobile networks. Featuring a Precision Time Protocol (PTP) clock probe that simultaneously supports Synchronous Ethernet and IEEE 1588v2, and a built-in GPS receiver, the FSP 150SP provides time synchronization and assurance across multivendor mobile-backhaul infrastructures. The FSP 150SP is part of the FSP 150 family, an intelligent Ethernet access, backhaul and aggregation solution supporting Syncjack timing distribution and assurance.

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Verizon, NYC Reach Settlement

Verizon has an agreement with New York City that settles proceedings against it after the city claimed it had failed to meet buildout terms for its Fios network under its cable franchise agreement.

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