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Boxer under pressure

Sweden based DTT platform Boxer is under pressure in the highly competitive Scandinavian pay-TV market. In Sweden and Denmark Boxer netted 673,000 subscribers as of June 30, 2009. A year…

Intelsat re-signs TV

Intelsat reported results for the three months and six months ended June 30, 2009 with revenue of $642.5 million and a net loss of $32.7 million for the three months.…

Regulator bans Sky HD ad

The UK Advertising Standards Authority has banned a Sky+ HD advert for misleading the public over costs. The ASA received complaints about BSkyB relating to a TV campaign pushing “free…

Setback to Abertis Telecom’s expansion plans

From David Del Valle in Madrid The Spanish dominant broadcast network operator, Abertis Telecom, has backed out of the deal reached with two local broadcast networks in Andalucia and Madrid,…

Showtime, Orbit confirm merger

The pay-TV merger between Showtime Arabia and rival Orbit has concluded. The deal was announced last month, although no official valuation was given. Showtime Arabia had reportedly bought out its…

Intelsat re-signs TV

Intelsat reported results for the three months and six months ended June 30, 2009 with revenue of $642.5 million and a net loss of $32.7 million for the three months.…

Regulator bans Sky HD ad

The UK Advertising Standards Authority has banned a Sky+ HD advert for misleading the public over costs. The ASA received complaints about BSkyB relating to a TV campaign pushing “free…

Sky Deutschland still struggling

Sky Deutschland (formerly Premiere) lost 7,000 subscribers during the second quarter of the year and reported losses of over E360m. The pay-TV operator ended June with 2.364 subs against 2.371…

Setback to Abertis Telecom’s expansion plans

From David Del Valle in Madrid The Spanish dominant broadcast network operator, Abertis Telecom, has backed out of the deal reached with two local broadcast networks in Andalucia and Madrid,…

Boxee gets a $6M catalyst general

Boxee has closed a $6m round of financing led by Boston-based General Catalyst with participation by prior investors Spark Capital and Union Square Ventures. Neil Sequeira from General Catalyst will…