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Japan launches Internet sat

Japan’s space agency has launched an experimental communications satellite designed to enable super high-speed data transmission in remote areas. The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (Jaxa) said it hoped to enable…

CTV IPTV protected by SecureMedia

SecureMedia, provider of software for secure video and multimedia delivery over IP networks, has confirmed that that Panamanian telecommunications operator, CTV Telecom, has incorporated the Encryptonite ONE System to protect…

UK leans on ISPs over illegal downloads

The UK government is to consult on legislation to punish Internet service providers if they fail to take action against the illegal downloading of music, films and TV programmes. The…

Tilgin signs Nokia Siemens Networks deal

Tilgin, provider of customer premises equipment (CPE) for triple play, next-generation broadband and IMS-based services, has signed a worldwide sales and marketing co-operation agreement with Nokia Siemens Networks a globally…

Multimedia home networking still not mainstream

The market for home-networked CE devices has been trying to move past the early adopter stage, but this has not been occurring very quickly, In-Stat says. Although In-Stat’s consumer research…

Orange, Thomson and Sagem's Soft At Home

Orange, Thomson and Sagem Communications have joined forces to create a joint venture: Soft At Home. This structure is aimed at creating a standard for the interconnection of equipment within…

DVB-C2 spec out

The DVB Board has approved the commercial requirements for the DVB-C2 specification. The demand for more advanced services has pushed the existing cable specification to its limits and DVB has…

UK broadband speeds below 3Mbps

UK broadband users are only getting an average download speed of 2.95Mbps, according to broadband comparison site Broadband-Expert.co.uk. The study is based on a survey of 18,558 UK broadband in…

Scopus wins in E.Europe

Scopus has revealed that FN Cable Holdings, a pan-European Multi Service Operator management group, will deploy Scopus headend solutions for the digital upgrade of its FiberNet Hungary and Eurocom Bulgaria…

Australia consider 3 strike rule

The Australian Government is considering a three-strikes policy against computer users who download illegally. The Government will examine new legislative proposals being unveiled in Britain this week to target people…

BT welcomes tightened access

BT believes it may be able to limit rivals' access to some of its wholesale broadband network after the European Commission backed a drive to lift regulation of the division…

Comcast defends traffic throttles

Comcast Corp has told US regulators it uses reasonable measures to manage traffic moving over its broadband service as some of its customers overwhelm the network by using file-sharing applications…

Three ISPs sign to ad platform

Three of the UK's largest Internet Service Providers have signed up to use a new advertising platform that will give them a slice of the growing online targeted ad market.…

Green Virgin portal chief

Virgin Media has appointed Alex Green as MD of its portal, responsible for accelerating growth of Virginmedia.com. Green takes on a new role within Virgin Media, which the media company…

$6.6bn broadband ad revenue by 2012

New multimedia platforms in the US will capture $12.6 billion in advertising revenue by 2012, according to Parks Associates’ report New Advertising Platforms and Technologies. Broadband multimedia advertising will account…

Net neutrality bill underway

Congressman Edward Markey introduced his bill that would change federal laws to make sure Internet traffic has protections similar to phone calls, which companies are required to connect without hesitation.…