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Dish in talks with Amazon over US cellular

Charlie Ergen’s pay-TV business Dish is reportedly in talks with Amazon about using Ergen’s near-nationwide cellular coverage (and Ergen’s ‘Boost’ mobile service). Details about the new plans sold through Amazon’s US website could be announced as soon as June, according to the WSJ. Financial terms of any potential arrangement between Dish and Amazon were not […]

May 30, 2023By Chris Forrester

Forecast: Hong Kong mobile services market sluggish

The mobile services market in Hong Kong faces stagnation, with limited overall revenue growth projected despite the anticipated surge in 5G service adoption. While 5G represents a positive trend, the industry is expected to witness only marginal expansion, reaching $2.8 billion in 2027 from $2.7 billion in 2022, forecasts GlobalData, the data and analytics company. […]

May 30, 2023

MediaTek, Nvidia in-car infotainment partnership

Fabless semiconductor company MediaTek is partnering with accelerated computing specialist Nvidia to deliver a complete range of in-vehicle AI cabin solutions for the next generation of software-defined vehicles. The collaboration combines the strength of each company’s automotive portfolios to deliver the most compelling solutions for state-of-the-art connected cars. “Nvidia is a world-renowned pioneer and industry […]

May 30, 2023

Digital Virgo, LaLiga launch LaLiga Xtra app

LaLiga and Digital Virgo have signed a partnership agreement to introduce LaLiga Xtra,, which reach users on a global level offering a unique way of consuming content, through licensees in 18 countries. The agreement configurates the next phase of LaLiga Xtra, based on a licensing model, which will allow LaLiga to be focused on the content […]

May 30, 2023

Forecast: 5G subs to reach 3.2bn in 2027

The 5G Core (5GC) market is expanding. To date, more than 35 5GC networks are operating in 5G standalone (SA) mode. 5GC is expected to lead to a growth in devices connected to the network and the traffic routed through it. Technology intelligence firm ABI Research forecasts that 5G subscriptions will increase from 934 million […]

May 26, 2023

Forecast: South Korea mobile service revenue set for growth

The total mobile services revenue in South Korea is predicted to increase from $20.1 billion (€18.7bn) in 2022 to $23.2 billion in 2027, at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 3 per cent, mainly driven by the robust growth in M2M/IoT subscriptions and mobile data services segment, forecasts GlobalData, the data and analytics company. […]

May 25, 2023

TiVo drives BMW in-car entertainment

Automotive manufacturer BMW has selected entertainment technologist TiVo’s video media platform to provide customers access to a growing number of video content providers, including linear and on demand streaming services. BMW’s implementation of the Powered by TiVo platform will include a variety of country-specific content, offering news, movies and access to media libraries. The video […]

May 25, 2023

New data service from Official Charts Company

The Official Charts Company, a joint venture between a range of UK entertainment industry bodies responsible for the commissioning, marketing, distribution and management of industry standard video and music charts and industry sales data, is launching a new weekly digital video data service, as part of a programme of service enhancements to run through 2023. […]

May 24, 2023By Colin Mann

FCC throws out DISH Network’s Starlink objections

The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has rejected Charlie Ergen’s DISH Network objections to Starlink satellite transmissions in the 12 GHz band. The FCC said in its decision that its Commissioners had “unanimously” approved a move to protect frequencies for satellite services in the 12.2-12.7 GHz bands that Starlink, OneWeb and other operators use to […]

May 22, 2023By Chris Forrester

Euro telcos call for Big Tech fair contribution

The GSMA and ETNO, industry associations representing fixed and mobile network operators, have called for European policymakers to take bold action to secure EU connectivity leadership over the next decade. In a joint response to the European Commission consultation on ‘The future of the electronic communications sector and its infrastructure’ the associations state that Europe […]

May 19, 2023By Colin Mann