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Carbon Trust: 1hr streaming = 3 boiled kettles

Carbon Trust: 1hr streaming = 3 boiled kettles

The Carbon Trust, an independent organisation with a mission to accelerate the move to a sustainable, low carbon economy has published a white paper examining the carbon impact of streaming…

ANGA COM claims digital success

ANGA COM claims digital success

Having transformed the planned live congress scheduled for June 8th-10th in Cologne into a digital event in view of the ongoing pandemic, organisers of broadband, television & online exhibition and…

EC confirms Spain DTT aid broke rules

EC confirms Spain DTT aid broke rules

The European Commission has concluded that the aid received by terrestrial operators for the digitisation and extension of the terrestrial television network in remote areas of Spain was against EU…

European vision for 6G network ecosystem outlined

European vision for 6G network ecosystem outlined

Mobile industry body, the 5G Infrastructure Association (5G IA), has published a document, European Vision for the 6G Network Ecosystem, suggesting it is a major milestone at a time when…

Jogia new Ofcom CTO

Jogia new Ofcom CTO

Sachin Jogia will join Ofcom, the UK’s communications regulator, as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) in October after nine years at Amazon, where he is currently the General Manager for Alexa…

FCC announces 3.45 Ghz band auction procedures

FCC announces 3.45 Ghz band auction procedures

FCC Acting Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel has announced the latest step in making mid-band spectrum available for next generation wireless services, including 5G. In a Public Notice, the FCC’s Office of…

Study: 2021 a year lived online

Study: 2021 a year lived online

UK adults spent more time online on desktop, smartphones or tablets in 2020 than comparable European countries according to Ofcom’s annual study into the nation’s online habits. Ofcom’s Online Nation 2021…

FIFA settles cruise ship copyright dispute

FIFA settles cruise ship copyright dispute

A legal dispute between football’s governing body FIFA and TUI Cruises that had been pending at the Copyright Dispute Chamber of Hamburg District Court since July 1st 2020 has been…

Study identifies mmWave connectivity benefits

Study identifies mmWave connectivity benefits

A study by TMT management consulting firm Analysys Mason, commissioned by Qualcomm and Ericsson, on the status, costs and benefits of 5G millimetre-wave (mmWave) deployment in Europe identifies that mmWave…

Abu Dhabi unites culture and creative industries

Abu Dhabi unites culture and creative industries

Abu Dhabi is accelerating the growth of the Culture and Creative Industries (CCI) through a AED 30+ billion (€6.7bn) investment strategy that sees the Department of Culture and Tourism –…

Orange France must make €3.6m rights payment to Mediapro

Orange France must make €3.6m rights payment to Mediapro

Spanish TV group Mediapro has won its legal battle against Orange France concerning football fees payments to Telefoot. The Paris Commercial Court has ruled that Orange France must pay €3.6…

France: Superfast broadband access tops 50%

France: Superfast broadband access tops 50%

After a record year in 2020, the first quarter of 2021 has marked a turning point, according to findings from telecoms regulator Arcep, which show that  more than half of…

SES vs Intelsat trial no later than Oct 30

June 4th saw a joint agreement from lawyers to Intelsat’s Chapter 11 bankruptcy court saying that they have provisionally set the date for the two-week trial between SES and Intelsat…

UK: 2.5m behind on their broadband bills

UK: 2.5m behind on their broadband bills

Findings from advisory charity Citizens Advice suggest that 2.5 million people in the UK are behind on their broadband bills, with 700,000 of these falling into the red during Covid.…

C-band clearance on schedule

Intelsat and SES, the two largest operators of C-band frequencies over the US, have completed Phase 1 of their clearance of spectrum by the important June 1st deadline. It means…

RTVE leads tax lobby against global streamers

Spain’s pubcaster RTVE is trying to invigorate a lobby group of European public TV stations to pressurise global streaming platforms to pay taxes in the countries where they operate. The…

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