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BT releases ‘record’ capacity from networks

A new 400Gbps single-carrier based technology solution to transmit vast streams of data over core fibre-optic networks, the ‘motorways’ of the Internet, has been developed by researchers at the BT…

Bradley remains Culture Secretary

Bradley remains Culture Secretary

Karen Bradley has retained her job as Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport following UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s reshuffling of portfolios following the UK General Election which…

Sky could be UK election loser

Everyone should now be out of the prediction business: Brexit, Trump, and now Theresa May. The UK Prime Minister has seen a Parliamentary majority and a 20 point poll lead…

Cable Europe urges investment-friendly regulation

Trade body Cable Europe is urging the prioritisation of an investment-friendly and predictable regulatory environment following discussions on the progress of the Electronic Communications Code which took place in Luxembourg…

LA jury throws out SpaceX employee claim

Jason Blasdell, a former technician working at SpaceX in Hawthorne, California, had brought an action in 2016 against SpaceX alleging that he had been fired by the Elon Musk-backed rocket…

EU Council adopts portability rules  

The Council of the European Union has adopted new rules to allow consumers who paid for online content services in their home country to access them when visiting another country…

Cable Europe welcomes subscription portability

Trade association Cable Europe has welcomed the adoption of new rules which will enable cable customers to access their cable subscription, their favourite TV show or live football match whilst…

Cable Europe pushes back on Polish licence collection rules

Cable Europe has expressed its concern about the actions taken by Poland’s government concerning the regulations aimed at improving the collection of radio and television licence fees. In the opinion…

World Cup at risk in Al Jazeera, Qatar row?

World Cup at risk in Al Jazeera, Qatar row?

The diplomatic row in the Gulf states has escalated, with Al Jazeera’s news bureau in the Saudi Arabian capital being closed. There are also widespread reports that football’s FIFA governing…

Ergen’s Dish Network facing $280m telemarketing fine

Pay-TV operator Dish Network has been ordered to pay fines and damages totalling $280 million (€249m) as penalties over its extensive use of illegal ‘telemarketing’ methods to promote its DTH…