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Virgin arrests churn, Sky back?

UK's Virgin Media added 4,900 net new customers for its services in the first quarter and said better customer retention and stabilising revenue per customer left it positioned for growth.…

Cabovisäo to launch digital platform

Portuguese cable operator Cabovisäo will launch its digital platform at the beginning of May. The new service will permit clients to select the moment when to watch their favourite programs,…

Comcast profit, but getting tougher

Comcast has reported quarterly profits of $588 million excluding one-time gains, compared with $537 million last year. Last year, Comcast posted a $300 million gain from the dissolution of a…

TW spins out cable, income slides

Announcing Q1 results Time Warner's CEO Jeff Bewkes finally confirmed the company's intention to spin off TE's 84 per cent stake in Time Warner Cable, the country's second-largest operator. But…

Virgin brings BBC iPlayer to TV

Virgin Media confirmed plans mentioned last week by CEO Neil Berkett, a partnership with the BBC to launch BBC iPlayer onto its platform, making its 3.5 million TV customers the…

ISPs must let subs set filters

ISPs who agree to filter illegal music and video out of P2P or other networks would have to tell subscribers about the practice – and let them turn the feature…

Comcast super speed

Comcast the largest US cable operator has started offering a super-fast premium service launched in Minneapolis-St. Paul. The new service offers speeds starting at 50 megabits per second, compared with…

US cable mulls WiFi

Comcast and Time Warner Cable, the two largest US cable operators, are discussing funding a new wireless company that would be run by Sprint Nextel and Clearwire. Comcast is expected…

BitTorrent, Comcast co-op on OTT speeds

The companies are in talks to collaborate on ways to run BitTorrent’s technology more smoothly on Comcast’s broadband network, and allow Comcast to transport video files more effectively over its…

Verizon wants easier sub transfer

Verizon Communications said that it asked the Federal Communications Commission to make it easier for consumers to switch from cable providers to video services offered by phone companies. The move…