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Netflix billing boost for Virgin Media

Netflix billing boost for Virgin Media

Multiplay operator Virgin Media has further strengthened its longstanding partnership in the UK with Netflix. From October 2018, all new and existing Virgin TV customers who don’t yet have Netflix…

Record attendance for ANGA COM

ANGA COM 2018 ended with a record of 21,700 participants and more than 500 exhibitors yesterday. This corresponds to a growth in the number of participants of 12 per cent…

Comcast makes $65bn Fox bid

Comcast makes $65bn Fox bid

Seemingly emboldened by the US Court decision that rejected the Justice Department’s objection to the AT&T/Comcast merger, Comcast has made what it says is a superior all-cash proposal to acquire…

India: MIB threatens 92 MSOs with closure

India’s Ministry of Information & Broadcasting (MIB) rarely carries out threats but it is indicative of how fed up it is with the 92 – quite significant – multi-system cable…

Eleven Sports, Telenet extend Belgium partnership

Global sports provider Eleven Sports has extended its carriage partnership with multiplay operator Telenet for a further three years in Belgium. As part of the extended agreement, Eleven Sports 3…

EC (re-)approves Liberty Global Ziggo acquisition

EC (re-)approves Liberty Global Ziggo acquisition

The European Commission has once more approved, with conditions under the EU Merger Regulation, the acquisition of Ziggo by Liberty Global. The merger was first approved in 2014. Following the…

Telenor extends cable service assurance with Agama

Agama Technologies, the specialist in video service quality and customer experience, has announced that Telenor in Norway has extended its cable video assurance capabilities with Agama network probes, as well…

Fibre, cable 77% of global fixed broadband subs

Fibre and cable networks are dominating the global broadband market, with the technologies now servicing 77 per cent of fixed subscriptions, figures from Point Topic have revealed. According to the…

Virgin Media buys Casey Cablevision

Multiplay operator Virgin Media, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Liberty Global has entered into an agreement to acquire Casey Cablevision, a regional cable operator based in Dungarvan, Co. Waterford, Republic of…

UPC Switzerland acquiring Höfe cable network

EW Höfe AG has sold its cable network in Höfe to its long-standing partner, UPC Switzerland, and will fully focus on expanding its own fibre optic network in the future.…

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