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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…

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…

Reps pressure cable over Fox News

California Democrat Representatives Anna Eshoo and Jerry McNerney have written to cable, satellite and streaming companies calling on them to better combat disinformation – and they name Fox News, Newsmax…

Survey: More streamers than pay-TV subs

Survey: More streamers than pay-TV subs

Research from Amdocs Media, a software provider to media and communications companies, into UK consumers’ digital subscriptions has revealed that more people now have an OTT/streaming subscription than a traditional…

Virgin Media: Best customer growth since 2017

Virgin Media: Best customer growth since 2017

In reporting its FY numbers, Virgin Media revealed it is now delivering broadband, video and fixed-line telephony services to 6.1 million cable customers and mobile services to 3.5 million subscribers…

Virgin Media boosts free TV offer

UK multiplay operator Virgin Media is extending its free TV offering by making a variety of entertainment, lifestyle and learning-based programming available for all 3.5 million TV customers, at no…

Comcast: “Sky subs back to pre-Covid level”

Comcast: “Sky subs back to pre-Covid level”

Comcast has reported results for the quarter and year ended December 31st 2020 and highlighted that Sky across UK, Germany and Italy has added 244,000 accounts in Q4 returning the…

Survey: 1 in 6 Brits struggling to afford broadband

Survey: 1 in 6 Brits struggling to afford broadband

More than one in six people are struggling to afford their broadband during the third lockdown, UK advisory charity Citizens Advice has found. This comes at a time when people…

Interxion, PCCW deliver submarine cable gateway to Europe

Interxion, a European provider of carrier and cloud neutral colocation data centre solutions, has signed an agreement with PCCW Global to locate the Pakistan and East Africa Connecting Europe (PEACE)…

Virgin Media raising sub prices by 4%

Virgin Media raising sub prices by 4%

Virgin Media is preparing to raise the subscription price for its broadband, TV and phone services by an average of 4 per cent – some 13 times higher than the…

Eleven Taiwan names Sun MD; new cable deals

Eleven Taiwan names Sun MD; new cable deals

Eleven has finalised the appointment of Michael Sun as the group’s new Managing Director for Taiwan. Sun joins Eleven from SlamBall Asia, where as Chairman and CEO he was responsible…

Research: 86% US homes net-connected

Research: 86% US homes net-connected

Findings from Leichtman Research Group indicate that 86 per cent of US households get an Internet service at home, compared to 84 per cent in 2015 and 82 per cent…

MPs warn of UK connectivity target failure

MPs warn of UK connectivity target failure

The UK House of Commons Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee is warning the Government that it risks failing to meet its revised-down target for gigabit-capable broadband in the face…

Openreach creates more than 5,000 new jobs

Openreach creates more than 5,000 new jobs

UK digital infrastructure provider Openreach is claiming to have bucked the prevailing economic trend by creating 5,300  new UK-based engineering jobs, to be filled during 2021. The new roles, located…

Report: Gigabit broadband reaches 1 in 4 UK homes

Report: Gigabit broadband reaches 1 in 4 UK homes

Eight million UK homes can now access gigabit-speed broadband according to UK comms regulator Ofcom’s annual Connected Nations report, which analyses the availability of broadband and mobile services across the…

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