Home » Archives by category » Broadband » Cable

Analyst: Pay-TV revenues to plunge to $150bn

Global pay-TV revenues for 138 countries peaked in 2016 at $202 billion (€184bn), according to the Global Pay TV Revenue Forecasts report from analyst firm Digital TV Research. Revenues will…

Openreach to use Nokia fibre solution

Openreach to use Nokia fibre solution

In a further sign that it is moving away from reliance on Huawei as a vendor, UK digital network infrastructure provider Openreach is to deploy Nokia fibre solutions to help…

Research: US pay-TV sheds record 2.1m in Q1

With net losses that were more than in any previous quarter, findings from research and analysis firm Leichtman Research Group (LRG) indicate that pay-TV providers in the US – representing…

Forecast: Pay-TV to reach 1.06bn subs

Forecast: Pay-TV to reach 1.06bn subs

The latest findings from the Global Pay TV Subscriber Forecasts report from analyst firm Digital TV Research predict 35 million additional pay-TV subscribers between 2019 and 2025, taking the global…

Research: US adds 1.16m broadband subs in Q1

Research: US adds 1.16m broadband subs in Q1

Findings from research and analysis firm Leichtman Research Group (LRG) indicate that the largest cable and telephone providers in the US – representing about 96 per cent of the market…

M7 rolls out Travelxp 4K HDR

M7 rolls out Travelxp 4K HDR

German platform operator M7 Deutschland has expanded its Ultra HD (UHD) portfolio. International travel and lifestyle channel Travelxp 4K HDR is now available to network and platform operators in the…

Report: US sheds 2.33m pay-TV subs in Q1

Report: US sheds 2.33m pay-TV subs in Q1

The top 10 service providers in the United States collectively lost 2.33 million television subscribers in the first quarter of 2020, as reported by the informitv Multiscreen Index. All of…

Liberty Global, Telefónica to merge UK operations

Liberty Global, Telefónica to merge UK operations

As recently rumoured, and following confirmation that talks were taking place, Liberty Global and Telefónica are to merge their UK operations in a 50-50 joint venture that brings together Liberty’s…

Synamedia unveils ATSC 3.0, cloud initiatives

Video software provider Synamedia says it is the first in the market to develop an ATSC 3.0 receiver, leveraging the company’s newly-unveiled Media Edge Gateway software-based integrated receiver/decoder (IRD) (see…

Virgin Media, O2 merger talks confirmed

Virgin Media, O2 merger talks confirmed

A filing made by Telefónica to the Spanish media regulator May 4th confirms that its O2 cellular operator in the UK is in formal talks with Liberty Global-backed Virgin Media.…

Analyst: Virgin/O2 talks ‘bolt out of the blue’

Analyst: Virgin/O2 talks ‘bolt out of the blue’

Although raising the possibility of such a move nearly a year ago, Paolo Pescatore, TMT Analyst at PP Foresight, has nevertheless described the possible merger of Liberty Global’s UK multiplay…

Virgin Media to merge with O2?

Numerous reports suggest that John Malone’s Liberty Global is in talks with Spanish telco Telefónica about merging its UK multiplay operator Virgin Media with Telefónica’s O2 mobile business. Bloomberg and…

Virgin, Netflix hit by outages

Virgin, Netflix hit by outages

UK multiplay operator Virgin Media suffered a major network failure on the evening of April 27th. Intermittent outages began just after 17:00 UK time, leading many frustrated users to take…

Survey: US losing interest in cable TV

Sixty-four per cent of US households with at least one screen have cut the cord with cable TV, are planning to cut the cord, or never subscribed, according to a…

Varlan named GIGAEurope MD

Varlan named GIGAEurope MD

Irina Varlan has been appointed as Managing Director of GIGAEurope, the new industry organisation that brings together private operators who build, operate and invest in the gigabit communications networks that…

Page 1 of 133123Next ›Last »