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Analysis: US pay-TV sheds 5.1m subs in 2020

Analysis: US pay-TV sheds 5.1m subs in 2020

Findings from analyst firm Leichtman Research Group indicate that the largest pay-TV providers in the US – representing about 95 per cent of the market – lost about 5,120,000 net…

MPs criticise Government gigabit targets response

MPs criticise Government gigabit targets response

Julian Knight, Chair of the UK parliament’s Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee, has criticised the Government for its failure to answer questions on how it intends to deliver on…

SES gets tough over C-band cash

The $1.8 billion legal claim by SES on Intelsat concerning the SES claim on the split of FCC’s C-band incentive payments rumbles on, but with some tough comments from an…

Forecast: Robust rise in China multi-play service revenue

The total multi-play service revenue in China is expected to grow at a robust compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 12.5 per cent between 2020-2025 and is forecast to reach…

Spain: Orange partners Ezentis for FTTH

Spain: Orange partners Ezentis for FTTH

Orange Spain has agreed a partnership with Group Ezentis to undertake the installation and deployment of optic fibre and its maintenance for a two year period for a total of…

Starlink success despite Starship glitch

A fully-fledged rocket explosion occurred a few seconds after apparently landing flawlessly at Elon Musk’s Texas facility on March 3rd. At his Florida launch site, meanwhile, all went like clockwork…

Analyst: LatAm pay-TV to plateau

Analyst: LatAm pay-TV to plateau

Poorly-performing economies have hit Latin American pay-TV, according to the Latin America Pay TV Forecasts report from analyst firm Digital TV Research. The number of pay-TV subscribers fell by 4…

Research: US MSOs control 70% of fixed broadband

The eight top US MSOs collectively added 4.8 million fixed broadband customers in 2020 and now control approximately 69 per cent of the US fixed internet market. Leichtman Research Group…

AT&T boost for 25GS-PON MSA Group

Trade body the 25GS-PON MSA Group, which brings together major operators along with leading system and component vendors to promote and accelerate the development and deployment of 25 Gigabit Symmetrical…

Thales wins Galileo contract

Thales Alenia Space has won a $930 million-value contract (€772m) from the European Commission (EC) and issued via the European Space Agency to build six ‘next generation’ Galileo satellites. However,…

Research: 15m+ US homes mobile broadband only

Research: 15m+ US homes mobile broadband only

Findings from research firm Parks Associates indicate that more than 12 million US households have cancelled their home broadband service and use only mobile broadband for their Internet needs. The…

Telefónica creates FTTH giant in Brazil

Spain’s Telefonica has allied with the Canadian Fund Caisse de Depot et placement du Québec (CDPQ) to set up FiBrasil, an optic fibre giant that wull deploy and operate a…

SpaceX explains Feb 15 landing failure

SpaceX explains Feb 15 landing failure

SpaceX says its February 15th failure to correctly return its Falcon 9 booster to its landing barge was down to a hole at the top of one of the Merlin…

ANGA COM online for 2021

ANGA COM online for 2021

In light of the ongoing pandemic, broadband and media exhibition ANGA COM, scheduled for June 8th to 10th in Cologne, is to be postponed to 2022. The new date is…

Bezos losing out to Musk in mega-satellite plan?

Amazon owner Jeff Bezos looks like suffering delays to his Project Kuiper broadband-by-satellite mega-constellation. Confirmed delays in the availability of his Blue Origin launch rocket could also affect Eutelsat which…

Bezos/Musk alumni create new rocket business

Stoke-Space Technologies with a C-level staff list that includes some hirings from Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk-backed businesses Blue Origin and SpaceX, has raised $9.1 million seed capital for its…

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