Advanced Television


Nokia MDU solution for cable operators; InCoax MoU

Nokia has announced that it will add a MoCA Access solution to its Gigabit Connect portfolio, giving cable operators additional options for addressing customers in multi-dwelling units (MDUs) that are difficult to serve with fibre. Nokia says it is the first vendor to offer an integrated FTTH and MoCA Access solution, seamlessly linking the two. […]

December 5, 2023

BEUC, ecta voice telecoms regulation concerns

BEUC – The European Consumer Organisation and ecta, the European competitive telecommunications association, have expressed their concerns and observations on the current discussions regarding the future regulatory framework governing the EU telecoms sector. In an open letter, they say they are worried by statements made by the Presidency of the Council of the European Union […]

November 10, 2023By Colin Mann

Report: Extreme power users challenge broadband networks

A new category of extreme power users who consume more than 5TB per month of broadband data has been identified in the Q3 2023 OpenVault Broadband Insights (OVBI) report. In a first look at the emerging category, OVBI notes that extreme power users on average stream 13 times as much data as users who consume […]

November 9, 2023

Virgin Media gigabit broadband rolls out in Doncaster

The first phase of work to bring full fibre broadband to Doncaster has been completed, meaning residents can now access Virgin Media services for the first time, offering speeds up to 20 times faster than the local average. Virgin Media says these hyperfast connections, offering top speeds of 1,130Mbps, are perfect for busy households working […]

October 31, 2023

nexfibre welcomes UK infrastructure assessment

Next generation fibre network operator nexfibre has noted a call by the UK National Infrastructure Assessment published by the National Infrastructure Commission which repeats the Commission’s call for gigabit broadband coverage across the country by 2030 and makes additional recommendations on a market led approach to rolling out 5G. “Today’s National Infrastructure Assessment published by […]

October 19, 2023By Colin Mann

PŸUR starts Gigabit internet in Munich

With immediate effect, 270,000 cable households in Munich, Germany supplied by PŸUR have access to internet bandwidths of up to 1,000 Mbps.Now that the technical work on the network has been successfully completed, internet connections with a bandwidth of up to 1,000 Mbit/s in download – i.e. one gigabit – can be booked.  The increase […]

September 25, 2023

Report: Full-fibre broadband for over half UK homes

UK comms regulator Ofcom’s latest Connected Nations report updates mobile coverage and broadband availability across the UK – revealing full-fibre broadband is now on offer to the majority of UK homes. Based on findings from April and May 2023, it shows the extent to which people in the UK are able to access the broadband […]

September 7, 2023By Colin Mann

Call for better UK network rollout collaboration

The UK’s rollout of gigabit-capable broadband and 5G connectivity would benefit from improvements in communication, collaboration and consistency between local authorities and the telecoms industry, according to a new report, Local Authorities as Connectivity Enablers, produced for the Digital Connectivity Forum (DCF), the leading advisory body to the UK Government on connectivity, by the consultancy […]

July 18, 2023By Colin Mann

Data: Power Users stream over 2.2 TB broadband per month

OpenVault has determined that power users of 1 TB of data vastly eclipse other users when it comes to streaming broadband and gaming consumption, according to the OpenVault Broadband Insights (OVBI) report. The Q2 2023 report was issued by OpenVault, a source of SaaS-based revenue and network improvement solutions and data-driven insights for the broadband […]

July 17, 2023

D-Link unveils new multi-Gigabit desktop switches

D-Link, a specialist in networking and connectivity technologies, has announced two new additions to its portfolio of multi-Gigabit switches: the DMS-105 and DMS-108 5/8-Port 2.5G Multi-Gigabit Desktop Switches. The latest products provide a quick, easy and affordable way to upgrade home and business networks to eliminate bottlenecks and maximise performance and throughput. With five or […]

June 8, 2023