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South Korean super-broadband

South Korea will install a nationwide super-broadband infrastructure by 2013 which would enable the downloading of a feature film in one or two seconds. The project unveiled by the Korea…

Better Digital Dividend for UK

From Colin Mann in London UK comms regulator Ofcom has revealed proposals to align more of the spectrum released as part of the UK’s digital dividend with other European countries.…

Eutelsat launches France satellite broadband

Eutelsat Communications and its partners Numeo and Sat2Way, have confirmed the immediate launch in France of broadband access at no more than E35 a month, equipment included. This new initiative…

Digital Britain plan unveiled

From Colin Mann in London The UK Government departments responsible for business and media have published a plan aimed at securing Britain's place at the forefront of the global digital…

BBC may spend surplus on broadband plan

A large percentage of the BBC’s £130 million-a-year (E141m) digital switchover surplus licence fee money is expected to be taken by comms minister Lord Carter to help achieve his goal…

Online media stores see revenues rise

Subscription and download media store revenue rose 26.9 per cent in 2008 to $3.3 billion, forecast to advance by 19 per cent in 2009, according to a report by AccuStream…

UPC: viewers want zoom…

The latest UPC viewer survey says many have trouble reading text on TV and a zoom facility would be useful. The fifth annual UPC Television Survey, conducted in 11 European…

UPC invest in high-speed Internet

UPC Austria is to invest E100 million in DOCSIS 3.0 development to improve connection speeds across Austria. The triple-play provider said it would begin to increase the speed of Internet…

Comcast launches Disney on demand

Comcast together with Disney-ABC Domestic Television, has announced the launch of the subscription video on demand service, Disney Family Movies. The service, which showcases classic and contemporary Disney family movies…

CMT dilutes Telefonica network obligations

From David Del Valle in Madrid Spain’s Telecommunications Market Commission (CMT) has freed Telefonica from the obligation of sharing its network with other operators for speeds over 30Mbps. Below that…