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Technicolor gateways for Mexico’s Megacable

Technicolor announced that Megacable, the Mexican cable operator and provider of internet and phone offerings, is delivering the latest cable access technology to meet growing demand for bandwidth-intensive offerings. Megacable…

Gigacable selects Telia Carrier

Gigacable selects Telia Carrier

One of Mexico’s leading broadband and Cable TV providers, Gigacable, has selected Telia Carrier’s IP Transit and backbone services to provide dedicated Internet access to its consumer and enterprise businesses…

Pascu new Virgin Media CFO/Deputy CEO

Pascu new Virgin Media CFO/Deputy CEO

Liberty Global has revealed that Severina Pascu will join UK multiplay operator Virgin Media as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Deputy Chief Executive Officer (CEO) effective February 1st, 2020. Pascu…

Aberforth takes Zegona stake

Telecommunications, Media and Technology sector investor Zegona, the largest shareholder in Spanish multiplay operator Euskaltel, has announced that investment management firm Aberforth Partners has joined its other leading global investors…

“The worst is yet to come” for European TV

A major pan-European review of media stocks going into 2020 from investment bank Exane/BNPP gives high marks for Europe’s two major satellite operators SES and Eutelsat, saying that it sees…

Verizon unpacks ‘cable’ bundle

Verizon has a new offer to take on the cable industry in the US with its Fios broadband and TV services. The ‘Mix & Match on Fios’ offer enables customers…

Ofcom UK full fibre plan

Ofcom UK full fibre plan

Homes and businesses up and down the UK are set to benefit from much faster and more reliable fibre broadband, under major proposals set out by comms regulator Ofcom. As…

Nowo now on Android TV

Customers of Portuguese cable TV operator Nowo can now access services without the need for a proprietary set-top box. Thanks to the Nowo TV app, it is now possible to…

Gracenote global on-demand OTT guide

In a move designed to help global and regional streaming services create next generation user experiences and bridge OTT and broadcast content for seamless viewing, Gracenote, a Nielsen company, is…

Comcast, CSG sign contract extension

CSG and Comcast have announced a five-year extension to their long-term partnership, continuing with CSG as the provider of billing services for Comcast’s residential broadband, video, home, and voice customers…

Liberty Global terminates Sunrise discussions

Liberty Global terminates Sunrise discussions

Liberty Global has confirmed that it has terminated discussions regarding the combination of UPC Switzerland and Sunrise Communications, and that a turnaround plan is on track. “We wish Sunrise well…

Study: Big tech brands lead in customer affinity

Study: Big tech brands lead in customer affinity

Customer affinity toward traditional communications and media companies is closing the gap with that for big tech and digital companies, according to a new report from professional services company Accenture.…

Altice to acquire Covage for €1bn

Altice Europe, the debt-ridden cable company, has announced that SFR FTTH, alongside its consortium of financial investors (led by OMERS Infrastructure and including Allianz Capital Partners and AXA Investment Managers…

Spain: Verimatrix secures cable OTT

Spain: Verimatrix secures cable OTT

Verimatrix, a global provider of security and business intelligence solutions, has announced that Plataforma Multimedia de Operadores, has selected the Verimatrix Multi-DRM solution to provide a complete multi-screen security solution…

Spain: Cable operators launch Zapi OTT service

Local TV and smaller cable operators have partnered to launch a new OTT platform, Zapi, aimed at becoming the fourth such service in Spain. The OTT service is backed by…