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UK secures multimillion satellite investment deal

UK secures multimillion satellite investment deal

A  multi-million-pound deal by satellite operator Eutelsat Communications and aerospace manufacturer Airbus Defence and Space for two new communication satellites will see components and major parts assembled in the UK…

You.i TV closes $23m in growth capital

Reflecting the trend for sports media companies to invest in the interface platforms they need to drive engagement, subscriber aggregation and monetisation, cross-platform app software development specialist You.i TV has…

Three UK £2bn 5G boost

Mobile telco Three UK has completed a number of key steps in its network improvement programme, as part of a wider £2 billion+ (€2.29bn+) infrastructure investment, in preparation for the…

Hyperoptic raises strategic investment from Mubadala

Hyperoptic, the UK’s largest gigabit broadband provider, has signed a deal for a significant equity raise with Mubadala Investment Company (Mubadala), the investment arm of the Government of Abu Dhabi,…

UKTV: Technology boost, Leeds office

UKTV: Technology boost, Leeds office

Following the rapid expansion of UKTV’s technology division and the team responsible for VoD service UKTV Play, the broadcaster has unveiled plans to open a regional office in Leeds. The…

C4 confirms Leeds as National HQ

C4 confirms Leeds as National HQ

Alex Mahon, Chief Executive of UK Public Service Broadcaster Channel 4, and the Channel 4 Board have confirmed that Leeds will be the location of its new National HQ and…

UK Budget boost for rural broadband

UK Budget boost for rural broadband

The UK Government is to give rural areas a £200 million funding package as part of its full-fibre broadband pledge. The money – announced by Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip…

Openreach full-fibre price-drop boost

Openreach full-fibre price-drop boost

Tens of thousands more new-build homes could be in line for a broadband boost after Openreach, the UK’s digital network business, is to reduce the price it charges developers for…

Isle of Media boosts Advisory Board

Isle of Media boosts Advisory Board

The Isle of Media – the public, private partnership launched to market globally the Isle of Man’s media cluster and guide media ventures locating on the Isle of Man – is…

MPs: BBC still failing on pay equality

MPs: BBC still failing on pay equality

The UK parliament’s Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee has published its Report into the BBC Annual Report and Accounts 2017/18: Equal Pay at the BBC. It finds that: BBC…