Advanced Television

Broadband

Deutsche Telekom Q2 progression

As in the first quarter, fluctuating exchange rates and changes in the composition of the Group had a considerable impact on the development of results in the first six months. Reported revenue declined by three percent to E30.1 billion. On an organic basis, i.e. adjusted for exchange rate effects and changes in the composition of […]

August 8, 2008

Rocketboom signs with Sony

Rocketboom will be integrated with Sony's video site Crackle, as well as other Sony products such as the PS3 games console and direct to Sony Bravia TVs, while retaining existing distribution agreements with websites such as iTunes and TiVo. Sony will handle all Rocketboom's ad sales exclusively in a deal that is thought to include […]

August 8, 2008

Singapore online content market to hit $24m

Kamlesh Kalwar, an industry analyst with Frost, said that the Singapore online content market, which is dominated by online gaming, was worth $13.4 million last year. “Online gaming accounts for just under 50 per cent of revenues (in the online content market in Singapore), followed by online videos and online music, in that order,” Kalwar […]

August 8, 2008

Ono grows

Ono added 41,000 new net clients on to its TV service during Q2, with 31,000 for broadband and 14,500 for the telephony area. As of June 30th the operator had 1,052,000 television subscribers, 16.4 per cent more than a year ago. Ono’s triple play offering the operator also took a step forward with 619,000 clients, […]

August 6, 2008

DOCSIS 3.0 to drive revenue for CMTS

“Marketing and perception are significant drivers for sales of access infrastructure equipment, especially for cable operators,” said Tam Dell’Oro, Founder of Dell’Oro Group. “While telecom operators are upgrading access networks with VDSL and PON to enable new services such as TV over broadband, Cable operators are upgrading for much different reasons. Cable’s TV service is […]

August 6, 2008

DOCSIS 3.0 to drive revenue for CMTS

“Marketing and perception are significant drivers for sales of access infrastructure equipment, especially for cable operators,” said Tam Dell’Oro, Founder of Dell’Oro Group. “While telecom operators are upgrading access networks with VDSL and PON to enable new services such as TV over broadband, Cable operators are upgrading for much different reasons. Cable’s TV service is […]

August 6, 2008

Top three UK ISPs account for 65% of illegal downloads

The three ISPs were part of a deal struck last week with the government and the BPI that aims to tackle illegal file sharing. The six ISPs that signed up agreed to issue customers caught downloading illegally with warning letters

August 4, 2008

Cablevision strong

James Nolan, chief executive, said he planned to meet with shareholders to close the gap between Cablevision's intrinsic value and current market value. The Dolan family is the controlling shareholder of Cablevision and has tried to take the company private several times in recent years. Cablevision earned $98.3 million compared with $317.4 million in the […]

August 4, 2008

Virgin, Perform sports e-player

e-Player will be made available to digital publishers in the UK and embedded into websites to deliver a range of sports highlights and video clips, updated daily. The multi-channel player offers selected highlights from Virgin Media's Barclays Premier League and Coca-Cola Football League match content, as well as a portfolio of sports channels from Perform's […]

August 4, 2008

Telefonica beats forecasts

Telefónica estimates its Imagenio IPTV added 22,513 new subscribers, down on the 32,307 recorded in the same period in 2007, and 65,471 in the first six months of 2008. This brings the subscriber base to 575,558, a year-on-year increase of 27.9%

August 4, 2008