Advanced Television


Ofcom: Virgin Media, BT pay-TV receive most complaints

Ofcom has published the latest figures for complaints the regulator has received about the UK’s major broadband, pay-TV providers, mobile and landline covering the period between October and December 2022. The data shows: Shell Energy continued to be the most complained-about broadband and landline provider, attracting more complaints about its service than in the previous […]

April 27, 2023

Research: Telcos eager for 5G software tools

Research commissioned by Nokia and conducted by Analysys Mason revealed that network API exposure is a top 5 priority for 73 per cent of communication service providers (CSPs), who are turning to open APIs (application programming interface) and SDK (software development kits) to enable software developers to create programs that offer new 5G services to […]

April 27, 2023

Rogers/SpaceX satellite-to-phone deal

Canadian multiplay telco Rogers Communications and SpaceX have agreed to bring satellite-to-phone coverage nation-wide to ensure Canadians stay connected in areas beyond the limits of traditional wireless networks. Rogers and SpaceX will offer satellite-to-phone technology in Canada using SpaceX’s Starlink low earth orbit satellites and Rogers national wireless spectrum. The companies plan to start with […]

April 27, 2023By Colin Mann

The Coronation AR experience on Sky News

Atlantic Productions, has created an immersive digital experience that will allow viewers following the Coronation to interact with the Crown Jewels that will be used to crown King Charles III on May 6th. The experience is available exclusively via the Sky News App and website on smartphones around the globe. The AR experience also gives […]

April 27, 2023By Nik Roseveare

Gogo wins new airline operator for 5G

In-flight connectivity specialist Gogo Business Aviation has struck a partnership agreement with Duncan Aviation which has a fleet of in-service Bombardier, Gulfstream and Citation aircraft. Duncan Aviation is the largest privately owned business jet service provider in the world. In partnership with Gogo, it is actively developing several additional 5G Supplemental Type Certifications (STCs) for […]

April 27, 2023By Chris Forrester

Telia sells Danish operations to Norlys

Swedish telco Telia Company has entered into a binding term sheet agreeing upon the key terms on which to sell 100 per cent of its operations and network assets in Denmark to Danish energy and telco group, Norlys, at an expected enterprise value of DKK 6.25 billion (€838m), on a cash and debt-free basis. The […]

April 26, 2023By Colin Mann

Research: TMT M&A deal value down 31%

The mergers and acquisitions (M&A) deal value in the global Tech, Media, and Telecom (TMT) sector totalled $754 billion (€686bn) in 2022, down 31 per cent from 2021, according to data and analytics company GlobalData. The number of M&A deals in the sector also dropped sharply by 39 per cent in 2022 as climbing inflation […]

April 26, 2023

Gogo expands IFC over Canada

In-Flight Communications (IFC) specialist Gogo Business Aviation has expanded its coverage over Canada for business aircraft operators and owners. “Building on our nationwide network in the contiguous US, expanding into Canada will allow our customers to realise enhanced inflight connectivity in more destinations and routes where they fly,” said Sergio Aguirre, Gogo’s president/COO. “We have […]

April 25, 2023By Chris Forrester

Research: Poorer UK homes unclear on cheap broadband

More than half of low-income UK households are in the dark about bargain broadband deals that could save them around £200 (€226) a year, with just 5 per cent of eligible households signed up to a discounted package, according to research from comms regulator Ofcom. These special offers, known as social tariffs, are available to […]

April 24, 2023By Colin Mann

Enable-6G project launched

The IMDEA Networks Institute, in collaboration with Telefónica, NEC Corporation and BluSpecs, has launched the ENABLE-6G project, which aims to address the challenges that will be faced by future 6G networks, such as increased connectivity, higher performance demands, and advanced object and environment detection and communication. This project is funded by the European Union-NextGenerationEU and […]

April 24, 2023By Colin Mann