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UK Government reveals Communications Review next steps

UK Government reveals Communications Review next steps

The UK Government has outlined the next stages in its review of communications policy. The announcement follows recent speculation that the process was being delayed as a result of the…

TalkTalk profits double, YouView set for Q3

TalkTalk profits double, YouView set for Q3

Shares in TalkTalk rose more than 20 per cent on after the telco boosted its full-year dividend by almost two-thirds and reiterated its bullish outlook. The company said it had…

Telefonica profits plunge

Telefonica profits plunge

Spain’s Telefonica said first-quarter net profit halved after the value of its stake in Telecom Italia plunged following a capital increase and it cut prices in its recession-hit home country.…

BT Vision surpasses 700,000 subs

BT Vision surpasses 700,000 subs

The UK telco has gained from continued strong demand for its fibre broadband service ‘BT Infinity’ and its hybrid DTT/IP television service ‘BT Vision’ – which added 28,000 subscribers in…

Telecom Italia confirms sale of Telecom Italia Media

Telecom Italia has officially confirmed the sale of Telecom Italia Media, its media and broadcasting unit in which it owns a 77 per cent stake. The Board of Directors has…

US cable launches connected awareness campaign

With cable and satellite TV platforms facing the threat of ‘cord-cutting’ from viewers cancelling their pay-TV subscriptions in favour of connected TV and over-the-top TV alternatives, US cable TV industry…

Sky claims triple play crown

Announcing its Q3 results, Sky says it is the nation’s favourite digital TV, broadband and home phone provider. Following a record quarter of growth, more than 3.2 million Sky homes…

IP: Threat and opportunities for telcos

The move to an all-IP world where everything is connected presents a major threat to telecom operators’ core voice and SMS revenues, but also significant opportunities for these operators to…

IPTV and broadband video boost xDSL test equipment market

The spike in demand for Internet protocol TV (IPTV) and broadband-based video service is a major factor spearheading growth in the world xDSL test equipment market, according to analysis from…

DT’s O’Sullivan: Content key to telco TV success

A failure to understand content has been a key factor in holding back telcos from becoming successful ‘mediacos’ according to Gerry O’Sullivan, Vice President of Global TV and Entertainment at…