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Vodafone Spain ups revenues and subs

Vodafone Spain ended the fiscal year at March 31st with a 2.1 per cent rise in its revenues to €4.5 million and an EBITDA increase of 5 per cent. The…

Research: Telecoms, pay-TV spend to speed up

Worldwide spending on telecommunications and pay-TV services reached $1,662 billion (€1,389 bn) in 2017, an increase of 1.4 per cent year over year (in constant dollar terms), according to market intelligence…

Ofcom: ‘BT must go fibre or fail’

Sharon White, Chief Executive, of UK comms regulator Ofcom, has warned incumbent telco BT to upgrade its copper network to fibre or risk fading away. Delivering closing remarks at an…

Orange Spain ups subs and revenues in Q1

Orange Spain increased its revenues by 4.3 per cent in the first quarter of the year to €1.3 billion. The company increased its convergent revenues by 7 per cent to…

Goldman Sachs buys CityFibre

A Goldman Sachs investment fund has teamed up with Antin Infrastructure Partners to acquire UK fibre broadband provider CityFibre. The deal by the ‘Connect Infrastructure Bidco’ consortium offered a 48…

Sky Q3 revenue exceeds £10bn

Sky Q3 revenue exceeds £10bn

Jeremy Darroch, Sky Group Chief Executive, has suggested that the broadcaster is “in good shape” and “on track for the full year” as it reported results for the nine months…

Italy OKs TIM-Fastweb FTTH deal

Italy’s Competition and Market Authority (Autorità Garante della Concorrenza e del Mercato) has given its go-ahead for plans by TIM and Fastweb to build a FTTH fibre-optic network covering 29…

Japan: 4G, fibre & IPTV drive telco and pay-TV market

Japan: 4G, fibre & IPTV drive telco and pay-TV market

Driven by growth in mobile data, fixed broadband and pay-TV, the total telecom and pay-TV services revenue in Japan is expected to grow at a CAGR of 2.2 per cent…

Sky Italia, Open Fiber agree OTT deal

In a move designed to boost the take-up of fibre and pay-TV services across Italy, Sky Italia and fibre optic infrastructure provider Open Fiber have agreed a long-term deal to…

Australia: nbn speeds ‘better than expected’

Australia: nbn speeds ‘better than expected’

The first results from a broadband speed testing programme undertaken by the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) suggest that nbn (national broadband network) broadband services from iiNet, Optus, Telstra…