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Cable and DTH bloom in Portugal

As at the end of March, the services of subscription television which use cable and satellite technologies registered around 2 million users in Portugal, representing around 18.8 subscribers per 100…

Euromedia September 2008: Mobile Media Survey

Increasingly, service providers, be they telcos or pay-TV operators, are looking to add media mobility to their portfolio. Euromedia on offer in their region, and we speak to one quad-play…

BSkyB back on Virgin?

Despite suffering at the hands of Virgin over its ITV ownership appeal, it seems Sky channels might be back on Virgin cable next year. According to advertising trade press, during…

Virgin VOD over 50%

The proportion of its subscribers accessing Virgin Media's on demand service has passed 50% for the first time. Virgin announced that the number of views had increased from 34 million…

Cable Europe: "no must carry for on demand"

The European cable lobby group Cable Europe has issued a cautious welcome for the EU's promotion of infrastructure based competition, (Daily News 25.09.08), but it has warned against mandating competitive…

Comcast details shaping

Comcast has provided U.S. regulators details of how it plans to change the way it manages Web traffic over its high speed Internet network without blocking any applications or content.Comcast…

UPC ';fibre power'

From Colin Mann in Amsterdam UPC Netherlands will begin the commercial introduction of its so called UPC Fiber Power broadband access product, says CEO Diederik Karsten. UPC Netherlands will begin…

Cable Europe renames technology labs

The technology arm of Cable Europe is also adopting a new corporate identity that is closely aligned with the brand of its parent organisation. This…

Numericable tops 100,000 fibre subs

From Sotires Eleftheriou in Paris Pierre Danon, the brand new head of French cable operator Numericable, announced a new policy of disclosing key figures to the Pierre Danon, the brand…

Portuguese cable TV slow growth

From Branislav Pekic in Rome At the end of the second quarter, the number of cable TV subscribers in Portugal totalled 1.5 million, representing a 2.9% At the end of…