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Liberty Global Q3 losses narrow

Liberty Global's third-quarter loss – its fifth in a row – narrowed on higher sales and smaller effects of foreign-currency exchange. Chief Executive Mike Fries said the company demonstrated consistent…

Australian rights case 'we have no right to disconnect'

Australian ISP IINET chief Michael Malone has told the NSW Federal Court that the ISP’s service agreements did not provide it with sufficient contractual rights to take action against customers…

Canvas will cost £115m, no need for owners to be PDBs

BBC executives have told the BBC Trust, which is examining the Canvas project, that its total cost over its first four years will exceed £115m (E128m) including £48m+ of marketing…

BBC iPlayer on Freesat this month

The BBC has confirmed that it will start beta testing its popular iPlayer service on Freesat from the end of this month. BBC's iPlayer debuted on Virgin Media's cable service…

Comcast profit up 22%

Comcast Corp’s quarterly profit rose 22 percent, beating expectations, as it sold more phone and Internet subscriptions, helping the top U.S. cable operator fight competition from phone and satellite companies…

Time Warner boosted by cable growth

Time Warner raised its profit outlook for 2009 boosted by better than expected results at its cable channels and films division, even as it reported a 40 per cent lower…

EU 'compromise' on file-sharers

The European Parliament and Council will include in its Telecoms Reform Package an entitlement for all broadband customers in all 27 EU states to be put through a “fair and…

France Multiplays Drives FTTH Interest

By 2014, 50 per cent of households in France will subscribe to a triple-play offer as operators invest in FTTH to stay competitive, according to a report from Pyramid Research,…

UK broadband tax goes ahead

The UK government is pressing ahead with plans to introduce its controversial £6 (E6.6) a year broadband tax before the election. Stephen Timms, the treasury minister in charge of implementing…

Network video kit market up 15%

Market research firm Infonetics Research has completed its second quarter IPTV, Cable, and Satellite Video Equipment, Services, and Subscribers report. “Slow but steady IPTV and cable video subscriber growth in…