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Broadband CPE market grows slowly

In Q4 2010, 36.8 million broadband Consumer Premises Equipment units shipped, a 1.2 per cent increase from the previous quarter and a 0.8 per cent increase from the same quarter…

HomePNA ratifies new broadband access spec

The HomePNA Alliance has announced Fast EoC, a new industry specification aimed to deliver performance up to 320 Megabits per second (Mbps) in regular mode, and up to 640 Megabits…

Online video advertisers need to measure performance

It is critical that online advertisers independently track the efficacy of the billions being spent on Internet advertising, according to Anthony Rushton, co-founder of Telemetry. Commenting on the release of…

Cable pushes Digital Agenda

The Digital Agenda’s goals for fast broadband coverage are rapidly realised with the help of the cable industry, according to new findings by Solon Management Consultancy. The report, commissioned by…

Netflix curtails data stream in Canada

Netflix has made adjustments to its Canadian video streaming service to cut down on the amount of data it uses in a country where Internet usage is typically metered. Netflix…

CMMB demos mobile multimedia broadcasting

CMMB America, together with Canadian technology provider Unique Broadband Systems and Hong Kong affiliate CMMB Vision, have announced the successful demonstration of CMMB mobile TV signals for over mobile network…

Skylogic, skyDSL Global expand agreement

Skylogic, the broadband subsidiary of Eutelsat Communications, and skyDSL Global, a European pioneer of satellite Internet services, have announced the extension of their longstanding partnership with an initial five-year contract…

Amino supports Cubovison rollout

Amino Technologies has secured a follow-on order to provide its hybrid/OTT technology to support Telecom Italia’s deployment of its Cubovision all-in-one multimedia broadband service. Launched in December 2010, Cubovision offers…

Online video drives fibre investment

The proliferation of online video services is boosting global broadband subscriptions and provider investment in fibre according to ABI Research.  “Broadband Subscribers Market Data,” found that worldwide fixed broadband subscriber…

India keeps climbing broadband rankings

India’s phenomenal growth in broadband in 2010 – second only to China and the US – is leading towards the country soon becoming one of the top ten users of…

Access NetFront browser for Nintendo 3DS

Access NetFront browser for Nintendo 3DS

Access, a global provider of advanced software technologies to the mobile, beyond-PC and digital TV markets, has announced that Access’ NetFront Browser, an advanced and powerful mobile browser, has been…

Mediaset’s Net TV has 200,000 subs, News Channel launches

Italian commercial broadcaster Mediaset will launch an all-news channel this autumn, according to chairman, Fedele Confalonieri. He said that the channel would be available on all distribution platforms, DTT (Tivu),…

Broadband Forum hails ‘Banner Year’

Global IPTV subscription had a record 34.6 per cent growth in 2010 according to figures prepared by Point Topic for the Broadband Forum. 2010 was also a landmark year for…

Sorkin’s next TV is cable TV

Aaron Sorkin, the writer of The Social Network, The West Wing and Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip, is again going behind the scenes for his next TV project. The…

ISPs urged to block fileshare sites

UK rights holders from the music and film industries have identified about 100 websites that they want ISPs to block. Under a voluntary code content owners and ISPs are trying…

4G auction for UK

4G auction for UK

Ofcom has launched a consultation on how best to sell off the rights to the next generation of mobile networks. The auction of 4G spectrum will be the biggest ever,…