Advanced Television


“Steady” December in Netflix ISP Speed Index

December was relatively steady in the Netflix ISP Speed Index – a monthly update on which Internet Service Providers provide the best prime time Netflix streaming experience. Some 213 ISPs moved up 0.2 Mbps from November’s results, 217 ISPs stayed the same, and two ISPs, Viettel and VNPT in Vietnam, saw a drop of 0.2 […]

January 10, 2023

Eutelsat supports Mexican school initiative

Eutelsat has explained its role in the Internet para todos (‘Internet for All’) connectivity programme, alongside three Mexican service providers. Eutelsat is currently providing them with capacity on its Eutelsat 65 West A satellite, aimed at connecting Mexican rural schools through the installation of internet access points. Apco Networks, Globalsat and a third ISP were […]

June 8, 2022By Chris Forrester

Easily switching ISPs becomes a UK reality

The UK government-approved regulatory and competition authority for the broadcasting, telecommunications and postal industries (Ofcom), has recently ruled that people should be able to switch telecom providers easily in order to take advantage of the range of services available. The regulator stresses that “easier switching allows people to shop around with confidence to find the […]

January 27, 2022

Data: Altnets growing market share

Data from research firm Point Topic indicate that the collective efforts of altnets and challenger ISPs could see nearly 1 million additional broadband customers using an altnet or challenger ISP by the end of 2025, increasing market share from 12 per cent currently to 14.5 per cent or 3.75 million customers. The data, commissioned by […]

April 27, 2021