Broadband briefs for 2/12/07
* SaskTel taps self-install partner
SaskTel of Canada will allow customers to self-install services such as wireless, DSL and dial-up phone following the deployment of new "Wizard" technology from v.1 Labs.
Under the deal, the ILEC will deploy v.1's CD-based Guided Self Installation Wizard. One aim, the companies said, is to reduce the cost and complexity for new customer installs.
* Bax joins MobiTV board
Simon Bax, an exec late of Pixar, Fox and Chiat/Day, has been appointed to the board of MobiTV Inc.
Most recently, Bax served as EVP and CFO at Pixar Animation Studios, reporting to CEO Steve Jobs.