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Liberty Global posts Q3 loss

International cable operator Liberty Global has reported a 17 per cent increase in third-quarter sales. Operating cash flow, which the company considers its key operational measure, rose 27 per cent…

RTL holding steady

RTL Group Q3 figures show revenue steady at E4.05 billion and EBITDA profits up slightly to E577 million. The company said TV advertising market conditions were very mixed in the…

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…

BSkyB posts 25% profit rise

BSkyB has answered recent downbeat analysis with a better than expected 25 per cent increase in first quarter profits and the addition of 87,000 new customers, which takes the broadcaster…

BT shares plunge on profit warning

Shares in BT have plunged by 25 per cent to their lowest-ever level after it shocked the City with a profits warning. Shares sank below the price they floated at…

J:COM posts solid Q3

Jupiter Telecommunications (J:COM) announced that the total subscribing households as of September 30th, 2008 served by J:COM's 18 consolidated franchises reached 2.90 million, up 288,000, or 11 per cent since…

Telenor profits from TV

TV made a big contribution to Telenor's third quarter revenues, driven by an increase of 21,000 cable TV internet subscriptions, and price increases to Canal Digital's cable and DTH subscriptions.…

Bank sees cable, satellite as safe haven

The “utility-like” nature of subscription services offered by companies in the cable and satellite TV sector will help them prove resilient in a weakening economy, making them a relatively safe…

Verizon up 30%+

The second largest US telecoms group reported a 31 per cent increase in third-quarter profits fueled by continued growth in its Verizon Wireless joint venture with Vodafone. Net income increased…

SES Q3 on target

The satellite operator said EBITDA for the nine month period was little changed with net profit at E338.8m against E347m last time. Chief Executive Romain Bausch was upbeat about SES’s…