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Studios lose iiNet appeal

A group of 34 movie studios has lost its appeal against an Australian Federal Court judgment involving Internet Service Provider iiNet. A 2010 ruling found it was impossible to hold…

Telstra goes TV Everywhere with thePlatform

White-label video publishing company thePlatform has been selected by Australian telco Telstra to serve as the central video management system for Telstra’s BigPond TV service across IP-connected devices. Telstra is…

Pirelli buy pays off for ADB

Advanced Digital Broadcast (ADB) has reported the Group’s unaudited consolidated financial results for the full year 2010. Full year revenue reached $356.6 million, to which the newly acquired broadband business…

ivi streaming ‘illegal’

A US District judge has ruled that Internet TV service ivi is breaking the law by offering live streams of network and cable television. ivi, which offers online broadcasts of…

KDH continued growth

KDH continued growth

Kabel Deutschland Holding AG (KDH), Germany’s biggest cable operator, has sustained its dynamic growth over the first nine months of its financial year 2010/2011 (April 1st through December 31st, 2010).…

S. Korea goes for 1Gb

By the end of 2012, South Korea intends to connect every home in the country to the Internet at one gigabit per second. That would be a tenfold increase from…

Kroes: “Get on with satellite broadband”

Kroes: “Get on with satellite broadband”

Neelie Kroes, European Commission VP for the Digital Agenda, has issued an urgent call to twenty one EU countries to rapidly introduce all the legislative measures necessary to allow the…

EQT nets five bids for KabelBW

Swedish private equity firm EQT has received around five bids in the range of €2 billion to €2.5 billion on its auction of German cable operator Kabel Baden-Wuerttemberg according to…

US lawmakers defy FCC Internet rules

The US House of Representatives has voted to overturn the FCC’s proposed rules barring ISPs from blocking legal content but do allow certain rationing of downloading. The vote would block…

Arris implements Whole Home Solution

Arris has revealed that its Whole Home Solution Media Gateway will be offered by Oregon-based MSO BendBroadband throughout its network. The Arris Whole Home solution consists of the Arris Media…

US Cable: No cord-cutting evidence

Cable TV and telcos that provide subscription services say industry gains in the fourth quarter returned to normal following a spate of cancellations spurred by the end of discounted pricing.…

‘Net’ ends 2010 with 4.2m subs

South America’s main cable MSO ‘Net’ wrapped 2010 with a total of 4.2 million pay-TV subscribers, representing a 14 per cent growth year-on-year (and a year ago growth was a…

Virgin resurgence continues in Q4

Virgin Media Inc (the UK operator is listed NASDAQ) has announced strong results for 2010 the year and quarter ended December 31, 2010. Revenue growth across all areas was up…

MTN brings Internet on TV to South Africa

MTN has unveiled InternetOnTV, bringing affordable Internet access to South Africa’s unconnected masses. MTN InternetOnTV is a home phone and Internet device in one, including a built-in 3G modem that…

Google TV: We are not about cord cutting!

In a ‘read my lips’ moment here at Cable Congress, Donagh O’Mally, Head of Partnerships UK, Ireland and Benelux for YouTube, declared: “Google TV is not about cord cutting. Anyone…