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Vid-Biz: Upfronts, Hillary, 3G Feeds

CBS to do Upfronts; network sticks with traditional format to launch shows to advertisers, NBC yet to announce their plans, ABC will still have “large-scale meeting.” (TVWeek

UGC Hillary Vid Taking Heat; homemade musical tribute “Hillary4U&Me” was a passion project for Silicon Valley exec Gene Wang and is now the object of online derision. (The New York Times)

Sri Lankan Mobile Operator to Carry Live News Feeds; Dialog Telekom’s 3G network will be used for the local Derana TV station, feeds to be captured and transmitted using digital cameras and 3G handsets. (TeleGeography)

13 Million Households Not Ready for DTV Switch; new study from Nielsen shows more people prepared than the government predicted back in 2005, also finds older folks more prepared than younger ones. (Broadcasting & Cable)

Canal Plus Signs Up 250,000 for Mobile TV; but its mobile TV client still lags behind Orange’s 500,000 subs. (Variety)