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UPC: viewers want zoom…

The latest UPC viewer survey says many have trouble reading text on TV and a zoom facility would be useful. The fifth annual UPC Television Survey, conducted in 11 European…

Comcast launches Disney on demand

Comcast together with Disney-ABC Domestic Television, has announced the launch of the subscription video on demand service, Disney Family Movies. The service, which showcases classic and contemporary Disney family movies…

Voom out at Cablevision

As expected, Cablevision has ditched carriage of the VOOM networks, replacing the high-def channels with content from the big three premium programmers. The New York-area MSO said it is serving…

Virgin may re-list in London

Virgin Media is considering whether to delist on New York's Nasdaq – a legacy of its ntl past – in favour of listing back at home in the UK, as…

Time Warner writes down $25bn

Time Warner announced it will record some $25 billion in write-downs for the fourth quarter, with nearly $15 billion of it coming from Time Warner Cable. Time Warner, which owns…

Poland DTH overtakes cable

The number of DTH subscribers in Poland has exceeded the number of cable subscribers for the first time. According to figures from Wirtualne Media, there were a total of 4.7…

Viacom channels off TW Cable in dispute

Time Warner Cable subscribers may not have Viacom channels, including Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central, VH1 and 15 other networks for the New Year as they are set to go dark…

Numericable, Orange, SFR to roll out fibre in France

Numericable, Orange and SFR signed an agreement setting out the conditions for sharing fibre optic cables in buildings installed by either of them. The companies agreed to implement a 'single…

Jupiter rises in November

Jupiter Telecommunications, the largest multiple system operator (MSO) in Japan based on the number of customers served, has revealed that the total subscribing households as of November 30, 2008 served…

DLNA OKs MoCA

The Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) has approved the Multimedia over Coax Alliance (MoCA) technology standard for incorporation into the next version of its Networked Device Interoperability Guidelines, scheduled for…