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Pluthero control at C&W

John Pluthero will assume management control of both the international and the Europe, Asia and US divisions of Cable & Wireless following the departure of Harris Jones, the international chief…

Comtrend 400Mbps powerline

Comtrend, manufacturer of network solutions, specialising in broadband, VoIP and data network technologies, announced it has become the first manufacturer to offer home networking adaptors that support speeds up to…

FCC new rules for 'saturated' cable market?

A report by the Federal Communications Commission is claimed to show that cable TV companies have reached a subscriber saturation point that may lead to the agency exerting greater regulatory…

Kids now use Internet more than TV

According to research released by the European Interactive Advertising Association, 16- to 24-year-olds – a crucial audience for advertisers – are using the internet more often than TV for the…

Telia try HDTV via broadband

As the first major broadband operator in Sweden, Telia will begin to test HDTV via their broadband network. The trial period will last for six months, and is scheduled to…

BT Q2 results, still top in broadband

BT met forecasts with a 3 per cent rise in second-quarter revenues on good growth in broadband and networked IT services and said it was confident in its growth prospects.…

Multi-taskers use Internet with other media

Internet users, more than ever before, are multitasking and incorporating different and new media types into an interconnected experience, according to a recent survey by Burst Media. The study found…

ESPN and Nielsen measure sports programming

ESPN and Nielsen are collaborating to measure the performance of ESPN's sports programming across multiple media platforms. The collaboration will cover mobile devices, television and the Internet. Nielsen, through its…

No tax on US Internet

The US House of Representatives has voted unanimously to extend a tax moratorium that was first adopted to promote US Internet access in the early days. The ban prevents local…

Court becomes Tru

One of the best-known cable networks in the US is demolishing a 16-year-old brand in a bold bid to become even bigger. Court TV will become “truTV” in one of…

Sky Broadband 1m subscribers

Sky has claimed that its Sky Broadband service has passed the one million customer mark. The milestone was achieved less than 14 months after the first Sky Broadband customer was…

Virgin Media boosts channel line-up

Cable operator Virgin Media has confirmed the addition of new children’s, entertainment and movie channels from CSC Media and Sparrowhawk. Virgin Media TV customers are now able to receive Diva…

Test group prepares Hong Kong digital television

The group – Hong Kong Digital Terrestrial Television Local Testing Group – is to support both the rollout and testing of digital TV broadcasting technology in Hong Kong, particularly the…

PCCW to form Taiwan cable TV with Chunghwa

Hong Kong's PCCW is to form a cable TV joint venture with Chunghwa Telecom , Taiwan’s largest fixed line operator. PCCW will introduce its 'Now' broadband TV platform to the…

Virgin emphasises broadband

Virgin Media seems to acknowledge that it cannot compete with Sky in premium pay-TV and is instead planning to entice customers with an updated broadband services. Acting chief executive Neil…

Vecima for Red Helio

Vecima Networks has been selected by Red Helio and a number of its service provision partners (“Red Helio”) to supply a customized 5.25-5.80 GHz Broadband Wireless Internet Network (“BWIN”) solution…