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Research: Cambridge #1 city for UK gamers

Research by SolitaireBliss has revealed that Cambridge is the best UK city to live for gamers. The research studied data within UK cities to determine the best cities for gamers to live based on four categories: average download speed, gaming stores in the local area, local gaming culture, which was determined by local gaming events […]

April 29, 2022

Viaplay acquires NHL, KSW rights in UK

Viaplay will become home to the National Hockey League (NHL) and KSW mixed martial arts (MMA) in the UK. Up to 1,400 games from the US ice hockey league will be shown on Viaplay every year until 2027, alongside 12 live events from the European MMA promotion annually until 2025. Viaplay will launch in the […]

April 25, 2022

TV5MONDE partnership with Netgem Group

TV5MONDE has announced a partnership with Netgem Group and launches in the UK on Netgem TV across 15+ Ultrafast Fibre Broadband providers. This move allows the TV5MONDEplus on-demand platform to enter Telco distribution and completes an already strong presence in the UK and Ireland on PC, Android, iOS, Samsung, Amazon Fire stick or Chromecast. TV5MONDEplus […]

April 16, 2022

Hyperoptic expands network

Hyperoptic, the UK’s exclusively full fibre Internet Service Provider, will be investing £200 million in 2022 building out its full fibre network. This investment will see Hyperoptic connecting all types of buildings, including terraced houses, maisonettes, converted houses and detached properties. Hyperoptic’s full fibre network now passes over 825,000 homes and businesses, and serves over […]

April 15, 2022

Report: UK 5G usage overtakes 3G

Findings from UK mobile telco Three’s report, Mobile Britain 2022, showing how Brits have been swiping, sharing and connecting, reveals a 5G boom in the last year, with usage increasing by 385 per cent on Three’s superfast network. 5G data carried on Three’s network is now more than double that of 3G – overtaking it […]

April 13, 2022

21 countries top Netflix Speed Index for March

Five ISP services in Asia posted increases in the month of March on the Netflix ISP Speed Index – a monthly update on which ISPs provide the best primetime Netflix streaming experience. VNPT in Vietnam jumped 0.2 Megabits per second (Mbps) to 3.4 Mbps. After dipping by 0.2 Mbps last month, Japan’s VECTANT increased by […]

April 13, 2022

Report: Amazon Channels struggle in Europe

Despite being available in Europe for almost five years, Amazon Channels remains somewhat unknown in the European OTT landscape, suggests a report from Dataxis. Originally launched in May 2017 in the UK and Germany, the service experienced two waves of expansion across 2019 with France, Luxembourg and the Netherlands, and at the end of 2020 […]

April 12, 2022

Forecast: TikTok revenues to surpass Twitter/Snapchat combined

TikTok’s worldwide ad revenues will triple this year and surpass that of two competitors combined, according to Insider Intelligence’s inaugural forecast on TikTok ad revenues. The Chinese-owned social video app will have more than $11 billion (€10bn) in ad revenues in 2022, with more than half coming from the US. Worldwide TikTok’s worldwide ad business […]

April 11, 2022

Netomnia, YouFibre secure further £295m funding

Netomnia, a provider of full fibre broadband infrastructure, and internet service provider YouFibre have secured £295 million in new funding led by DigitalBridge Investment Management, the investment management platform of DigitalBridge Group. DigitalBridge’s equity investment will come alongside follow-on commitments from existing shareholders Soho Square Capital and Advencap Limited. Founded by CEO Jeremy Chelot, who […]

April 11, 2022

Arqiva appoints Dick as Chief Legal Officer

UK communications infrastructure and media services company, Arqiva, has announced the appointment of Katrina Dick as Chief Legal Officer. Dick is appointed to the Arqiva Executive Committee, reporting to CEO Paul Donovan, in the key role of leading the Legal function and as Company Secretary to the Board. Dick’s career to date includes roles in […]

April 11, 2022