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Virgin speeds in slow market

UK Broadband customers received average speeds of 4.1 megabits per second in April, well below the 7.1 Mb/s rate advertised by Internet service providers, according to an Ofcom survey. Virgin…

Arqiva VOD service through Kangaroo

Arqiva is to buy the technology behind the defunct broadband TV venture Project Kangaroo and launch a video-on-demand service of its own. The company is now talking with broadcasters and…

Microsoft and Yahoo search tie up

Microsoft and Yahoo have confirmed an agreement on a search and advertising deal. Microsoft will now power Yahoo search while Yahoo will become the exclusive worldwide relationship sales force for…

ESPN on Virgin with Premier League

Virgin Media and ESPN have confirmed that the new ESPN channel will be available in both standard and HD to Virgin Media's 3.5 million digital TV customers from 3rd August.…

KDG subs up

Kabel Deutschland reports growth in subs to digital TV, telephony and fast internet. In the three months to March 31, 2009 Germany's largest operator revealed the RGUs for internet and…

Virgin Media mustn't be 'flipped' to News

Virgin Media has apparently inserted a clause into the sale of VMtv and its 50% share in UKTV, preventing the buyer from selling them on to a company that is…

AOL aims for content

AOL will this week unveil the early stages of a plan to become the Internet's largest provider of original content within two years. As the company prepares to spin off…

Early OTT market driven by 'supplementers'

According to The Diffusion Group, demand for Over-the-Top (OTT) broadband video services is comprised of distinct consumer segments driven by very different needs. “While Over-the-Top video delivery is widely discussed,…

Most cable customers give ‘TV Everywhere’ thumbs up

About 73 per cent of Comcast and Time Warner Cable subscribers surveyed said TV Everywhere services — which promise access to a wealth of video online for no extra charge…

J:COM June subs

Jupiter Telecommunications (J:COM) the largest MSO in Japan has announced that the total subscribing households as of June 30th, 2009 served by J:COM's 23 consolidated franchises reached approximately 3.22 million,…

Witbe Lab test and measurement solution

Witbe, a specialist in end-to-end supervision and quality of experience monitoring of video, voice and data out of the STB and modem, has launched 'Witbe Lab', a solution dedicated to…

Schmid leaves Tele Columbus

Markus Schmid, CEO and President of the Tele Columbus Group, is leaving the company at his own request. Michael Buhl, CFO of the Tele Columbus Group, will temporarily assume the…

Virgin completes NGN

Virgin Media has announced that the company has completed its next generation fibre optic broadband network . Virgin has been working for 18 months on increasing its network capacity and…

Canvas or Tiscali TV for Talk Talk?

Charles Dunstone, chief executive of Carphone Warehouse (owner of Talk Talk and Tiscali UK) is studying whether its Talk Talk phone and broadband business should expand Tiscali's TV service and…

Over 640m broadband households by 2013

The global demand for high-bandwidth applications will jump in the next few years as the number of households with broadband will reach around 650 million by 2013, according to research…