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Research: Home WiFi vital for post-pandemic lifestyle

Research by Vodafone has revealed that European households have rapidly shifted to permanent ‘digital-first’ lifestyles in the wake of the global pandemic – with high-quality, reliable and secure WiFi now considered critical for wireless work, entertainment and social connectivity in the home. Households in Germany, Spain, Italy and the UK were surveyed by Kantar for […]

May 12, 2022

UK MPs to probe connected tech

The UK House of Commons Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee is to examine the impacts of the increasing prevalence of smart and connected technology and what needs to be done to ensure it is safe and secure for its users. The ‘Connected tech: smart or sinister?’ inquiry will explore how devices including smart speakers, […]

May 12, 2022By Colin Mann

ANGA: Comfort from cable

At times, during the lockdowns, you began to wonder if you were actually missing getting up before dawn to drive to an airport to fly to a European city in order to walk around a show floor or sit in a conference. And then you get to do it again, and the answer is: “not […]

May 10, 2022

Self-installation boost for FTTH rollouts

Fibre optic component specialist HUBER+SUHNER has unveiled a new Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH) modular connectivity solution, suggesting it is the first on the market to enable subscribers partially to install their own fibre. Known as RESA, the new solution is designed for rural/suburban residential and commercial areas, intended to provide an easy installation alternative for both carriers […]

May 9, 2022

Plume, Sagemcom support Deutsche Glasfaser router launch

German fibre service provider Deutsche Glasfaser is collaborating with personalised smart services specialist Plume to introduce what is claimed to be the country’s first fully cloud-optimised WiFi 6E fibre router. The product solution combines Plume’s Consumer Experience Management Platform and HomePass Smart Home Services suite, which is already available to Deutsche Glasfaser’s subscribers, leverages the […]

May 5, 2022By Colin Mann

Broadpeak plans IPO

Video streaming software solutions provider Broadpeak has had its Registration Document approved by France’s stock market regulator, l’Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF). This approval marks the first step in Broadpeak’s planned IPO on the Euronext Growth market in Paris, which remains subject to market conditions and AMF approval of the relevant prospectus. “Since its creation, […]

May 4, 2022By Colin Mann

Airties acquired by Providence Equity Partners

The Board of Airties has accepted acquisition terms offered by Providence Equity Partners (PEP), a specialist in growth-oriented investments in media, communications, education and technology. Terms of the deal were not revealed. Founded in 2004, Airties is a provider of cloud-based managed in-home Wi-Fi solutions, serving Internet service providers (ISPs) with a combined footprint in […]

April 27, 2022By Chris Forrester

Airties extends deployment with Telstra

Airties, a supplier of managed Wi-Fi solutions for service providers globally, has announced further adoption of its software portfolio by Telstra to provide home connectivity and Wi-Fi 6 capability to customers throughout Australia. Specifically, Telstra’s new Smart Modem 3 includes Airties Edge, embedded Smart Wi-Fi software with its operator-grade EasyMesh software controller to easily onboard and […]

March 24, 2022

Synamedia: ‘Huge cultural transformation’

Video software provider Synamedia has fundamentally changed its customer and product development approach, according to senior company executives. Briefing industry journalists at its West London HQ, Paul Segre, CEO, said the pay-TV sector now needed to be quick and agile in responding to user demands and competition. Whereas the company and its predecessor entities (NDS […]

March 16, 2022By Colin Mann

CTS, Ideal Systems APAC alliance

Comcast Technology Solutions, a division of Comcast Cable that provides media and entertainment technology to content providers, operators, and advertisers, has formed a new strategic alliance with Ideal Systems, a broadcast and media systems integrator throughout the Asia Pacific (APAC) region. Under the new agreement, Ideal Systems will serve as a strategic reseller of CTS’ […]

March 3, 2022