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Cable main broadband competitor

Figures from industry body Cable Europe, claim broadband Internet connections via cable grew 22 per cent in 2007, cementing the sector as the main competitor to telcos. Cable Europe says…

Cable must get interactive act together

Interactive television won’t succeed until cable companies reach agreement on measurement standards, according to Starcom MediaVest executives. The initiative undertaken by six major cable companies, called Canoe, is a step…

Quative selected by B.Net Croatia

Quative, a Kudelski Group company, has been selected by B.Net Croatia, the national cable operator, to provide an end-to-end interactive TV solution for their broadband cable system. The solution features…

ONO clears 1 million subs

From David Del Valle in Madrid The largest cable operator in Spain, ONO, has surpassed one million subscribers to its pay-TV offer, following the company adding 51,000 clients in the…

Neilsen in cable STBs

Nielsen will offer a new service that uses cable set-top boxes to shed light on people’s TV-viewing habits. Under the deal with Charter Communications, Nielsen receives information from 320,000 households…

Time Warner to shed cable?

TW CEO Jeff Bewkes has signalled he is leaning towards a complete spin-off of Time Warner Cable, telling investors a split between the two companies could be beneficial for both.…

VOOM HD for Norway

VOOM HD Networks has launched the VOOM HD channel by Get, Norway's second leading cable television provider. Get, which has aggressively incorporated high-definition television into its evolving digital platform, will…

Virgin TV customer record

Virgin Media added 61,100 new cable TV customers in the final quarter claiming its best growth for seven years. It added a net figure of 24,400 new customers during the…

DVB-C2 spec out

The DVB Board has approved the commercial requirements for the DVB-C2 specification. The demand for more advanced services has pushed the existing cable specification to its limits and DVB has…

Scopus wins in E.Europe

Scopus has revealed that FN Cable Holdings, a pan-European Multi Service Operator management group, will deploy Scopus headend solutions for the digital upgrade of its FiberNet Hungary and Eurocom Bulgaria…