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Netflix pays for AT&T fast lane

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Netflix has agreed to pay AT&T to ensure its content is delivered to users smoothly. AT&T, which reached the agreement in May, said: “We’re now beginning to turn up the connections, a process that should be complete in the coming days.” Netflix has already reached similar agreements with Verizon and Comcast. In March, Netflix chief executive Reed Hastings hit out […]

Tata automates fibre net with ScheduALL

ScheduALL, a provider of Enterprise Resource Management (ERM) software to the transmission industry, has successfully deployed its LINK solution at Tata Communications’ video Master Control Room (MRC) in Pune, India. The implementation of advanced transmission management from ScheduALL has resulted in the transformation of a formerly manual booking process to a new level of automation– including bandwidth capacity management, conflict […]

Nokia trials LTE for national TV broadcasting

Nokia Networks is pioneering the technology needed to efficiently use LTE for nationwide TV broadcasting. The company is working with a range of partners in what it says is the world’s first field trial of wide-area TV broadcasting using a single LTE frequency within UHF spectrum. In a Single Frequency Network (SFN) all base stations use exactly the same frequency […]

Russia suffers ABS-2 outage

Russian regional ISP Alliance Telecom, based in Vladivostok, announced that its pay-TV subscribers face problems accessing some TV channels due to an “accident” on the ABS-2 satellite. The list contains over 50 TV channels, both Russian and global, including Sony Sci-Fi, National Geographic Сhannel, Fox life, Fashion TV, Eurosport, Discovery Channel, Da Vinci Learning, Animal Planet, Cartoon Network, Comedy TV, […]

Fibre’s speed increasing Internet usage

The fibre to the Home (FTTH) Council Americas has released the results of a survey by RVA, LLC, revealing new data on the usage and impact of fibre to the home networks in North America. “After surveying broadband consumers for seven years, two trends are very clear. First, the importance of broadband to the consumer lifestyle increases with each passing […]

Entone strikes again with Three River win

Entone, provider of Cloud TV and Connected Home solutions, has announced that Three River Telco has selected its Hybrid CATV solution to power their Pay TV service. Three River Communications has been serving Northern Nebraska for over 100 years. Based in Lynch, Nebraska, Three River today offers advanced voice, video, and broadband services over their state-of-the-art hybrid fiber-coax (HFC) network. […]

Pace predicts strong year

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Pace used its interims to predict a strong year. The British STB manufacturer said YoY it was producing more profit on lower turnover with revenue down 13.6 per cent to $1,139 billion but gross profit up 5.4 per cent to $245.8 million. Adjusted EBITA was $106.3 million against $96.7 million last time. Profit after was up 9.3 per cent to […]

Institute claims White Space trial success

Japan’s National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT) has successfully deployed mobile broadband communications systems at more than 40 Mbps throughput, and has successfully established a 3.7km link between two locations within the framework of the TV White Spaces Pilot organised by UK comms regulator Ofcom. The trials of NICT systems have been deployed in central London where spectrum […]

ND SatCom Ka2Go – Terminal receives Eutelsat type approval

ND SatCom has received type approval for its Ka2Go -Terminal for Eutelsat Broadband Services. Eutelsat is one of the world’s leading satellite operators delivering service into 150 countries via 37 satellites. Ka2Go – Terminal has been awarded to be the system with the most accurate pointing among of all type approved Ka-band auto-deploy systems so far. According to Eutelsat handbook […]

Altice raises Numericable stake to 74.6%

Investment fund Altice has announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Altice France is acquiring a 34.6 per cent stake in French cable telco Numericable Group from Carlyle Cable Investments and CCI (F3) S.à r.l (Cinven), as previously announced on April 7, 2014. A first portion, representing approximately 20.6 per cent of Numericable shares out of the 34.6 per cent purchased, will […]

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