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Europeans prefer triple-play packages

Four out of ten Europeans households are buying ‘bundled’ Internet, phone and TV services from a single provider, a Eurobarometer survey shows. The survey also found that 65 per cent…

Industry actions can boost video uptake

Although soon-to-be-released figures suggest that video consumption has slipped into third place in terms of consumer spend behind cable and satellite subscriptions and ISP subscriptions, Lavinia Carey, Director General of…

Belgacom launches TV Everywhere

Dominant Belgian telco Belgacom is launching a new service that allows customers to watch TV everywhere and on any device, in a transparent way, without having to bother about the…

EU challenges Belgium access proposals

The European Commission has expressed a number of concerns on proposals by Belgian broadcasting and broadband regulators. In particular, the Commission is asking the Belgian regulators to take full account…

Telstra unveils Foxtel T-Box switch

Australian telco Telstra has unveiled the first stage of its anticipated Foxtel on T-Box service. From Sunday 26th June, T-Box customers will have access to up to 30 Foxtel channels…

Ericsson to acquire Telcordia

Ericsson, the specialist in telecommunications technology and service, has reached an agreement with Providence Equity Partners and Warburg Pincus to acquire 100 per cent of the shares of Telcordia, a…

Resale pact for Telecom, Sky NZ

Telecom New Zealand and Sky, the country’s leading pay-TV operator, have struck a new commercial agreement that will enable Telecom to sell all of Sky’s television services to its customers…

Foxtel drops Xbox data charges

Foxtel drops Xbox data charges

Australian pay-TV provider Foxtel has confirmed that Telstra BigPond broadband customers will not be charged for any data when using Foxtel on Xbox 360, and six BigPond TV channels are…

Next generation Bbox from Bouygues Telecom to incorporate Celeno’s video-grade Wi-Fi module

Bouygues Telecom today announced that its next-generation Bbox will incorporate a concurrent dual band video-grade Wi-Fi module from Celeno. The Celeno module is powered by its OptimizAIR technology which improves…

Pay-TV subs fare well in face of free OTT

Market research firm Infonetics Research has released excerpts from its Cable, Satellite, and IPTV Video Services and Subscribers report, which tracks the telco IPTV, cable video, and satellite video markets.…