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Sky Q1: Subs growth nears limit?

Sky Q1: Subs growth nears limit?

Sky has announced its Q1 results (to September 30th) saying there were 160,000 new customers (up 51 per cent) during the quarter-year, helping to drive like-for-like revenues up 5 per…

Ofcom: 700MHz clearance on track

UK comms regulator Ofcom has published a progress update on work to clear spectrum in the 700MHz band, to make it available for mobile broadband use. In November 2014, Ofcom…

Licensees fined for illegal Sky use

Six licensees in the northwest of England have been found guilty of dishonest reception of a television transmission by showing Sky Sports to customers without a commercial agreement from Sky.…

Court: Retailer accountable for promoting piracy

Court: Retailer accountable for promoting piracy

A bankruptcy court in Florida has ruled that Amit Bhalla, a retailer of IPTV streaming devices with unauthorised channels, cannot use a bankruptcy case to shield himself from monetary liability…

CableLabs completes Full Duplex DOCSIS spec

US cable industry research and development lab CableLabs has completed the Full Duplex DOCSIS 3.1 specification, designed to help cable operators find cost-effective solutions to meet the growing demand for…

Ofcom: “Absolutely confident” over Sky standards ruling

Ofcom: “Absolutely confident” over Sky standards ruling

Ofcom chief executive Sharon White has said she is “absolutely confident” that the broadcasting regulator was right in ruling that the planned purchase of Sky by Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century…

Italian card-sharers risk jail

Italian card-sharers risk jail

Italy’s Corte di Cassazione (Supreme Court) has sentenced a 52-year old Palermo man to four months imprisonment for using codes purchased from third parties to access the Sky Italia pay-TV…

South Africa to regulate YouTube, Netflix

South Africa is set to introduce new regulations to cover streamed content coming into the country. Communications Minister Ayanda Dlodlo says there will be a draft White Paper issued shortly…

CMA sets out Fox/Sky investigation issues

CMA sets out Fox/Sky investigation issues

The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has set out more detail about what it intends to examine in its investigation into the proposed takeover of Sky by 21st Century…

33,000+ young people caught without TV Licence

33,000+ young people caught without TV Licence

More than 33,000 young people between the ages of 18 and 25 were caught watching live TV or BBC programmes on iPlayer without a TV Licence in the past year,…