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SES falls

SES Global reported profit and turnover down but declared it was still in the market for small add on acquisitions despite its failed offer for Spacecom of Israel. Net profit…

Australia consider 3 strike rule

The Australian Government is considering a three-strikes policy against computer users who download illegally. The Government will examine new legislative proposals being unveiled in Britain this week to target people…

Zee contests Trai’s mobile TV regulation

Zee Network has written to the Information & Broadcasting ministry, stating that the Trai (Telecom Regulatory Authority of India) regulation for mobile TV is discriminatory. Zee has demanded that any…

Q4 in Latin America for DirecTV

DirecTV Latin America achieved net subscriber additions of 199,000 in the quarter, a jump the company attributed to strong customer growth in Brazil, Venezuela and Argentina. The total number of…

Nielsen buys STB research firm

In a move aimed at strengthening its ability to process audience measurement data from set-top boxes, The Nielsen Co. has acquired Audience Analytics and its Audience Watch software. Nielsen said…

Godfrey quits ITV

Jim Godfrey, ITV’s director of corporate affairs, is leaving in March after three years to set up his own PR agency. Godfrey, a former Labour special adviser, said he intended…

News Corp in for Yahoo?

According to the WSJ, Rupert Murdoch's News Corp has joined the fight for control of Yahoo. The idea seems to be Yahoo will combine with News's Myspace business and News…

Green Virgin portal chief

Virgin Media has appointed Alex Green as MD of its portal, responsible for accelerating growth of Virginmedia.com. Green takes on a new role within Virgin Media, which the media company…

Eutelsat profits up

Eutelsat Communications said first half net profit was E94.7 million, up from E79.9 million a year earlier, driven by strong business growth from two key sectors using satellite communications, digital…

MTG Q4

Modern Times Group posted a 40 per cent increase in fourth quarter pre-tax profit to a better-than-expected SEK607 million, helped by organic sales growth, acquisitions, and sharply increased margins at…