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AT&T surpasses 3.5m IPTV subs

AT&T, the largest US telecommunications group by revenues, reported third-quarter earnings in line with most expectations. Net income fell to $3.62 billion for the July to September period, down from…

Carlyle scoops Telecable

Global alternative asset manager The Carlyle Group has reached an agreement to acquire an 85 per cent share of Spanish triple-play cable operator Telecable de Asturias. Liberbank will retain a…

Verizon sues to overturn ‘net neutrality’ rules

US telco Verizon Communications is suing to overturn regulations governing the flow of Internet traffic. The lawsuit filed in Washington’s US Court of Appeals contends the Federal Communications Commission (FCC)…

Google: Less regulation = faster net

Google: Less regulation = faster net

Although governments are keen to reap the benefits of high-speed Internet access, they need to reform regulations to help those building networks to provide it, according to a senior Google…

PCCW flotation

PCCW in Hong Kong is looking to raise as much as 10bn Hong Kong dollars ($1.3bn) in a share sale. The company said it was planning to spin off its…

Mexico’s Maxcom plans online TV service

Mexico’s Maxcom Telecomunicaciones is set to launch an online video and live television rental service using a technology that allows streaming with a very low broadband speed. The telco already…

RGU growth, cable widens gap on telcos

In the battle between the telcos and cable TV industries, cable service providers are pulling ahead of telecoms service providers. According to data from TeleGeography’s GlobalComms Pay-TV research service, in…

Ka-band boosts cable, fibre competition

Ka-band – the part of the spectrum that covers the frequencies of 26.5 GHz to 40 GHz – is creating enormous opportunities for satellite operators, as well as being a…

Brazil opens cable TV market to telcos

Brazil opens cable TV market to telcos

The Brazilian Senate has approved a law that allows telecommunications operators and foreign companies to provide cable TV services in the country. The measure is now awaiting the approval of…

Telekom Austria IPTV prospers

Austrian telecom group Telekom Austria lowered its full year outlook after it reported a decline in second quarter earnings in line with estimates. The group said it now aims to…