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Entertainment giants form anti-piracy alliance

Entertainment giants form anti-piracy alliance

Thirty leading content creators and on-demand entertainment companies from around the world have launched the Alliance for Creativity and Entertainment (ACE), a global coalition dedicated to protecting the dynamic legal…

Huawei CEO: “Europe’s broadband investment shortfall”

Huawei CEO: “Europe’s broadband investment shortfall”

According to Ken Hu, Rotating CEO and Deputy Chairman of the Board at ICT firm Huawei, Europe has a shortfall of €345 billion in the €500 billion investment needed to…

Sharp sues Hisense over low quality TV sets

Sharp sues Hisense over low quality TV sets

Sharp is suing business partner Hisense, claiming the Chinese manufacturer is putting its name on low quality TVs. Hisense makes TV sets using the Sharp brand-name following a deal it…

Abu Dhabi clamps down on “illegal” satellite dishes

Gulf newspapers are reporting that Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, is again getting tough on what it says are illegal satellite dishes. The thrust of the…

BT CEO: Brexit will damage R&D

Gavin Patterson, BT’s CEO, has expressed his fear that the UK’s exit from the European Union may have an adverse effect on the telco’s R&D capabilities. Noting that the telco…

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…

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…