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Amazonas 5 arrives in Baikonur

Amazonas 5 arrives in Baikonur

The Amazonas 5 satellite – destined provide high-performance direct-to-home television services offering coverage over Central and South America – has arrived at the International Launch Services (ILS) launch site in…

DNA launches Android TV DNA TV-hubi

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…

Bezos to build new Rocket City

Blue Origin, the rocket-launching business founded by Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos, is to build its all-new BE-4 rocket engine at Cummings Research Park, at ‘Rocket City’, Huntsville in Alabama. ‘Rocket…

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…

Research: Wireless VR set to strain data networks

Research: Wireless VR set to strain data networks

Forecasts from hi-tech consulting firm Juniper Research on Virtual Reality suggest that wireless VR headsets (smartphone-based and standalone) data consumption will grow by over 650 per cent over the next…

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…

Virgin Media Ireland ‘real momentum’

Paul Farrell, Vice-President of Commercial at Virgin Media said: “Our revenues in the quarter increased year on year by 2 per cent to reach €102 million, reflecting the acquisition of UTV…

Student-friendly converged packages from VM Ireland

Virgin Media has broken the chains on long term contracts and is offering, from today, 30-day broadband and 30-day TV services from as little as €20 a month. Customers who…

Italy: Sky in broadband talks with Open Fiber

Italy: Sky in broadband talks with Open Fiber

Pay-TV group Sky is in talks with Italian wholesale network operator Open Fiber as part of its plans to offer a high-speed broadband service in Italy. A deal could be…