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Newsy expanding into cable distribution

Capitalising on its momentum in OTT TV, Newsy, the national news network focused on millennial audiences, has launched a major expansion into the US cable and satellite marketplace, kicked off…

Tele Columbus H1 up 4%

Tele Columbus, the third largest German cable operator, published its financials for the first half of fiscal year 2017. The Group again reported solid growth with revenues of €245.4 million…

Australia: nbn hits 6m Ready for Service

Australia: nbn hits 6m Ready for Service

Australia’s national broadband network (nbn) has reached another significant rollout milestone with six million homes and businesses now able to connect to fast broadband from their preferred Internet provider over…

Altice + Charter “makes no sense”

The August 10th news that French multinational cable, fibre, telecommunications, content and media group Altice is preparing a bid for US cable giant Charter Communications prompted equity analysts at MoffettNathanson to…

UKTV Play for Virgin Media Ireland

Virgin Media Ireland is adding UKTV Play to its catalogue of catch up services. UKTV channels Dave, W, Gold and Alibi will now be available through the operator’s On Demand…

Altice readies Charter bid?

Altice is scoping a bid for number two US cable operator Charter Communications, according to reports. CNBC claims Altice is working with banks to finance a cash and shares offer.…

DNA launches Android TV DNA TV-hubi

Finnish multi-play operator DNA has confirmed the availability of its open ecosystem Android TV hub, DNA TV-hubi. The device combines a set-top box, Chromecast built-in and a smart phone-style app…

Liberty Global boasts European video boom

During H1 2017, Liberty Global added 406,000 RGUs across its European markets, including a 16 per cent year-over-year improvement in Western Europe, underpinned by the strongest first half video performance…

UPC Switzerland Q2 growth in subscriptions

UPC increased the number of subscriptions for fixed network and Mobile by 13,000 in the second quarter of 2017. As part of the Autostrada investment programme, the leading provider of…

UK ranked 31st for broadband speeds

UK ranked 31st for broadband speeds

New data, extracted by broadband recommendation site Cable.co.uk from over 63 million broadband speed tests worldwide has revealed that UK speeds are behind 30 other countries, with an average speed…