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Chen quits YouTube

YouTube confirmed that Steve Chen, a co-founder and most recently YouTube's chief technology officer, was no longer working at the company. Chen left some time ago to work on unspecified…

Telairity appoints Silva

Telairity has confirmed the appointment of Ben Silva, an IP video industry veteran and award-winning entertainment and media industries executive, to the position of vice president of sales for communications,…

Pace appoints Sheldon

Pace, independent developer of digital TV technologies for the global payTV industry, has appointed Scott Sheldon as Chief Strategy Officer. Sheldon will join the Pace Executive team to drive development…

New comedy head at Sky

Sky1 has appointed the BBC’s Lucy Lumsden as the satellite channel’s first head of comedy. Lumsden worked with Stuart Murphy, programme director of Sky 1, on many of BBC3’s early…

Ball joins BT board

Tony Ball, the Chairman of Kabel Deutschland and former Chief Executive of BSkyB, has joined the BT Board as a non-executive director. Between 1999 and 2003 he was Chief Executive…

Bradley-Jones named BBC.com managing director

BBC Worldwide has appointed Luke Bradley-Jones, the head of its digital operations in the US, as the new managing director of BBC.com. Bradley-Jones, who has held the New York-based role…

Carter to resign

The communications minister Lord Stephen Carter is to leave his job after this week’s Digital Britain report is published. It is being reported that Carter will leave the government by…

Blavatnik saves Setanta?

American investor Len Blavatnik is offering £20m (E23.4m) to buy some time for the beleaguered sportscaster. However the BBC reports he is demanding a 51% stake in return. Blavatnik is…

Rosen joins Eutelsat as Deputy CEO

The Board of Eutelsat Communications has unanimously approved the proposal from its Chairman Giuliano Berretta to nominate Michel de Rosen as Deputy Chief Executive Officer. Rosen joins Eutelsat Communications on…

BT Vision chief quits

The chief executive of BT Vision, Dan Marks, has quit to pursue his own interests. IPTV service BT Vision is at the heart of the UK telco’s efforts to move…