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Intelsat reports Q3 revenues up 10%

Intelsat has reported revenue of $598.5 million and a net loss of $179.3 million for the three months ended September 30th, 2008. The company also reported EBITDA of $406.3 million.…

BBC Future shuffle

BBC Future Media & Technology director Erik Huggers and chief operating officer Kerstin Mogull are shuffling personell, in what looks like further multimedia integration and a response to BBC.co.uk overspending.…

Woolfe leaves Sky for Five

Sky1 controller Richard Woolfe is leaving to join Channel Five in a senior programming role. The new Five chief executive, Dawn Airey, has persuaded Woolfe to join the terrestrial broadcaster…

Private Media Group posts Q3 losses

Adult entertainment specialist Private Media Group has announced its results for the three months ending September 30th, 2008. It reported net sales of E4.6 million compared to net sales of…

Dish Network sees drops

Dish Network has seen its third-quarter profits shrink 54% and its subscriber numbers decline for the second quarter in a row. Dish, the second largest satellite operator in the US,…

Highfield jumps from Kangaroo to Microsoft

Project Kangaroo's set back continue as CEO Ashley Highfield leaves the online venture before launch to become managing director for Microsoft UK’s online operation. He will be replaced on an…

Zon profits dip

Portugal’s cable TV and Internet company Zon has posted a 2 per cent drop in net profit for the January-to-September period as higher financial costs offset a rise in revenue.…

Circuit City in Chapter 11

US electronics firm Circuit City has filed for bankruptcy protection. The retailer filed for Chapter 11 protection from creditors at the US bankruptcy court in Richmond, Virginia, where it has…

Disney earnings slow

Walt Disney has reported lower-than-expected profits for the fourth quarter after feeling the effects of the economic slowdown. The firm reported net earnings of $760m down from $870m a year…

Setanta seeks UK Chief

Irish pay-TV operator Setanta has called in headhunters to find a chief executive for its Great Britain operation following the departure of Mark O’Meara. O’Meara and commercial director Mark Mohan,…