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UK ISP calls for ministerial change

UK broadband ISP Entanet has published an open letter to newly-appointed Prime Minister Theresa May urging her to replace current Minister of State for Culture and the Digital Economy, Ed…

Reid named new CFO of UPC

From September 2016, Mark Reid will assume the role of CFO for UPC – the pan-European telco. Reid is currently the Deputy CFO of Virgin Media, a subsidiary of Liberty…

EPIX appoints Dakss as Chief Digital Officer

Premium entertainment network EPIX has named Jonathan Dakss as Chief Digital Officer. Reporting directly to Rob Sussman, GM and EVP, Business Operations and Strategy and based in New York City,…

Whittingdale out, Bradley in at DCMS

Whittingdale out, Bradley in at DCMS

John Whittingdale has left his post as Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport under the rearrangment of the UK Government’s Cabinet portfolios under new Prime Minister Theresa May.…

Samples takes over at TVN

Markus Tellenbach is leaving as president and CEO of Poland’s TVN group, with Scripps’ international chief Jim Samples taking over until a permanent replacement is found. Tellenbach is stepping down…

Discovery Italia sport appointments

Discovery Italia sport appointments

Discovery has announced that Luigi Filippo Ecuba has joined the organisation as Senior Director, Sport, reporting directly to Alessandro Araimo, Senior Vice President & Chief Operating Officer Southern Europe. The…

Ang Lee to deliver Keynote at IBC

Ang Lee to deliver Keynote at IBC

Multi-Academy-Award-winning Director Ang Lee (Brokeback Mountain, Life of Pi) will deliver a visionary Keynote address on September 12th at the IBC Conference in Amsterdam as part of the IBC Big…

Kim Dotcom plans Megaupload relaunch

Kim Dotcom plans Megaupload relaunch

Controversial online entrepreneur Kim Dotcom has revealed plans to relaunch the Megaupload web storage system in January 2017. The original Megaupload file-sharing site was immensely popular and was reported to…

MacAvock returns to DVB as Chairman

Digital TV standards body the DVB has confirmed that Peter MacAvock, currently Head of Delivery, Platforms and Services at EBU Technology & Innovation, has been elected to the role of…

Donachie appointed Triax CCO

Triax has announced that Steve Donachie has been appoited as the company’s new Chief Commercial Officer (CCO). Donachie joins Triax after seven years at Pace (now ARRIS) where he held…