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Broadband Forum reports QoE progress

Open standards development organisation Broadband Forum is making key progress on delivering a vastly-improved broadband user experience with two new specifications nearing completion. Covering Quality Attenuation and IP Capacity Metrics…

Ericsson CEO: “5G greatest open innovation platform”

Ericsson CEO: “5G greatest open innovation platform”

Speaking at the launch of a new online event series, Ericsson President and CEO, Börje Ekholm, has highlighted the importance of connectivity during times of crisis and the opportunity there…

Analysis: Pandemic exposes Internet speed digital divide

Edge cloud platform Fastly has released analysis of Internet performance within median income brackets in the US which uncovers a clear stratification of download speeds, indicating households with lower incomes…

Virgin, Netflix hit by outages

Virgin, Netflix hit by outages

UK multiplay operator Virgin Media suffered a major network failure on the evening of April 27th. Intermittent outages began just after 17:00 UK time, leading many frustrated users to take…

Study: European daytime broadband usage up 65%

Study: European daytime broadband usage up 65%

Despite proactive reductions in streaming quality by many of the largest OTT providers, European business hours broadband consumption has risen at varying levels, with a blended growth rate of approximately…

EBU recommends Net congestion mitigation measures

The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) has issued a recommendation for public service media organisations to continue their efforts to avoid Internet congestion and manage the potential impact of streaming media…

Netflix fixes outage

Netflix fixes outage

Netflix has fixed a temporary outage that affected some users in the US and Europe during the evening of March 25th, according to the SVoD service. The website refused to…

Eurofins test centre for Amazon Alexa products

Eurofins Digital Testing, a global player in end-to-end quality assurance (QA) and testing services, has announced that it will now provide certified, third-party testing services to help developers and manufacturers…

MNOs co-op on Blockchain inter-roaming

MNOs co-op on Blockchain inter-roaming

Deutsche Telekom, T-Mobile US, Telefonica and Orange are jointly testing a blockchain solution for the automated management of inter-operator roaming discount agreements. The trial, carried out through the GSMA, is…

Plume Smart Home Services for Liberty Global

Liberty Global has expanded its relationship with Smart Home Services specialist Plume to give consumers more control over devices connected to their home network. Liberty Global will roll out Smart…

Ebiquity buys monitoring firm Digital Decisions

Ebiquity, an independent marketing and media consultancy, has announced the acquisition of Digital Decisions, a digital media monitoring and optimisation service, for an initial consideration of €0.7 million. The acquisition…

Eurofins launches CyberSecurity Framework: Media Edition

Eurofins launches CyberSecurity Framework: Media Edition

Eurofins Digital Testing, a global player in end-to-end quality assurance (QA) and testing services, has announced its Cybersecurity Division will offer media companies a suite of supplemental cybersecurity services to…

Indonesia: Witbe partners with Sofrecom

Indonesia: Witbe partners with Sofrecom

Witbe, the specialist in Quality of Experience monitoring, has announced a new partnership with PT Sofrecom Indonesia a consulting and engineering firm specialising in telecommunications. This partnership will allow Sofrecom…

SSIMWAVE shows support for Dolby Vision

SSIMWAVE has revealed will be demonstrating publicly for the first time its capability to inspect Dolby Vision enabled content for file-based streaming environments. At its stand, SSIMWAVE will show how…

Virtual Instruments buys Metricly

Virtual Instruments, a specialist in AIOps for hybrid infrastructure management, has completed its acquisition of SaaS-based cloud cost, optimisation and monitoring service provider Metricly. The acquisition will enable Virtual Instruments…

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