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Telefonica Digital to generate €5bn by 2015

Telefónica Digital has said it expects to drive annual revenues of approximately €5 billion for its parent company Telefónica by 2015 with an annual revenue growth rate of 20 per…

Should telcos opt for FTTH or DSL?

Copper networks continue to be a cash cow for telcos, delivering broadband over DSL to more than 367 million subscribers worldwide in 2011.  Fibre to the Home (FTTH) technologies bring…

Telecom Italia to spin off TV channels?

Telecom Italia’s broadcasting unit Telecom Italia Media (TI Media) could transfer its two loss-making TV channels, La7 and MTV, to a new company from September, according to WSJ. The media…

15 interested in Telecom Italia Media

15 interested in Telecom Italia Media

Telecom Italia has received 15 preliminary expressions of interest for its Telecom Italia Media unit. According to Italian daily “Il Sole 24 Ore”, 60 per cent are foreign groups and…

YouView: July 4 launch

YouView: July 4 launch

YouView, the open IPTV platform supported by a consortium of the UK’s public service broadcasters, ISPs and broadcast infrastructure provider Arqiva, is to launch officially on July 4. A launch…

Discovery targets Telecom Italia Media

Discovery targets Telecom Italia Media

US media company Discovery Communications is one of those interested in the sale of Telecom Italia Media. According to local media reports, the owner of the Discovery Channel and Real…

China multiplay households to increase 126% by 2016

Chinese consumers are increasingly embracing the concept of bundled services – including fixed voice, broadband, television and mobile voice – which will lead to significant growth in Double, Triple, and…

Analyst firm: Broadband growth key for BSkyB

According to the latest research from Strategy Analytics – Service Provider Quarterly Recap and Guidance: BSkyB (BSY): CYQ1’12 – BSkyB followed up on a strong CYQ4’11 by adding an impressive…

Liberty Global eyes KPN Belgium

Liberty Global Chief Executive Officer Mike Fries said he will take a look at Royal KPN’s Belgian unit that the Dutch phone company has put up for sale. “We’ll take…

UK Government reveals Communications Review next steps

UK Government reveals Communications Review next steps

The UK Government has outlined the next stages in its review of communications policy. The announcement follows recent speculation that the process was being delayed as a result of the…