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Tweens/teens prefer cable

Pangea Media, a media platform for youth media and marketing professionals, has released the results of a jointly developed survey which tracked television consumption and viewing preferences of almost 2,000…

Three strikes stumbles, again

The European Commission's proposed telecoms reforms, which include the three strikes proposals for abusive downloaders, will now have to go into the conciliation process after the European Parliament again refused…

Virgin results; mixed bag

Sales slightly down and losses increasing on Q1 to £123m (E138m) from £109m last time were the bad news while increased ARPU (£42.29 v £41.95) and a record low churn…

Comcast momentum

Comcast reported improving subscriber losses and nearly doubling its free cash flow for the quarter. Comcast said it lost 78,000 subscribers in the period – slightly worse than the 57,000…

KPN subs up

Dutch telco KPN added 60,000 subscribers to its pay-TV services in the first quarter of 2009 giving them a total of 835,000. The company now has a 12 per cent…

Canadian cable up 16%

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has released summaries for Canadian broadcasting distribution companies. Revenues in this sector of the broadcasting industry have climbed steadily over the past five…

Joost seeks buyer?

Reports in the US say online video platform Joost is actively seeking a buyer and has told cable and satellite providers that it could be their online video solution. Time…

Telekom Austria deploys Agama monitoring solution

Agama Technologies thas revealed that Telekom Austria has deployed the Agama Digital-TV Monitoring Solution to ensure the quality at their IPTV Head-end Platform. The business is executed in a partnership…

Cable and IPTV resistant to recession

With US households reluctant to cancel home services despite the down economy, growth in cable and IPTV VoD services will remain strong, with revenues exceeding $11 billion by 2013, according…

J:COM March 2009 subs

Jupiter Telecommunications (J:COM), the largest multiple system operator in Japan based on the number of customers served, has announced that the total subscribing households as of March 31st, 2009 served…