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Sprint, Altice USA agree MVNO deal

In a move that accelerates US communications company Sprint’s network densification efforts and expands broadband communications and video service provider Altice USA’s connectivity solutions, the pair have struck a new…

Switzerland: UPC acquires Mellingen cable network

UPC has completed a full takeover of the cable network in the old town of the municipality of Mellingen in the canton of Aargau. A large part of the network…

Altice debuts cloud-based Altice One

Broadband communications and video services provider Altice USA has unveiled Altice One, a new connectivity platform that it says reinvents the way consumers connect to the entertainment and content they…

Italy: No demand for fibre

Italy: No demand for fibre

Italy has made great strides in expanding fixed broadband coverage from 43.9 per cent in 2015 to 72.3 per cent in 2016, reducing the gap from the European average to…

Altice Q3: Cautious on full-year targets

Telco and cable group Altice has issued cautious full-year targets as its French unit strives to win back customers by upgrading its networks and investing in media content. The Amsterdam-based…

Netflix 4K on Comcast Xfinity X1

Just in time for Season 2 of Stranger Things, US cable MSO Comcast has confirmed the availability of Netflix 4K programming on its Xfinity X1 platform. Xfinity customers on 4K-capable X1 devices…

Liberty Global’s Nair to head LatAm spin-off

Liberty Global’s Nair to head LatAm spin-off

International TV and broadband company Liberty Global has announced that Balan Nair, currently Chief Technology & Innovation Officer for the company, will assume the position of President and CEO of…

EU court annuls UPC-Ziggo merger

EU court annuls UPC-Ziggo merger

The European General Court has annulled the planned merger of the UPC and Ziggo cable TV networks in the Netherlands, finding that the European Commission failed adequately to look into the…

Cisco ‘Infinite Broadband’ Remote PHY solution

Cisco is meeting with its cable operator customers at SCTE Cable-Tec Expo to demonstrate how it is disrupting the industry through its technology innovations. Cisco’s Infinite Broadband Remote PHY solution…

CableLabs completes Full Duplex DOCSIS spec

US cable industry research and development lab CableLabs has completed the Full Duplex DOCSIS 3.1 specification, designed to help cable operators find cost-effective solutions to meet the growing demand for…