Cable & IPTV

Orange to launch OCS virtual reality pilot service

Orange VR

Orange is to launch a virtual reality TV pilot service. OCS VR will allow OCS TV subscribers equipped with a VR headset to view movies… Read more

Com Hem’s Boxer takeover gets competition authority approval

boxer denmark

Com Hem’s SEK 1.33 billion (€144 million) buyout of rival Swedish pay TV operator Boxer has received approval from the Swedish Competition Authority. In a… Read more

Stofa moves HQ to Aarhus

Ole Fruekilde

Danish cable operator Stofa is to move its HQ to Aarhus, Jutland’s principal city, where parent company SE is also based. Stofa will from next… Read more

Management changes at Telekom Deutschland

Ferri Abolhassan

Deutsche Telekom’s domestic arm, Telekom Deutschland, has named Ferri Abolhassan as director of service transformation and has moved technology chief Bruno Jacobfeuerborn to the position… Read more

Liberty Global and CableLabs join wireless technology alliance

Multefire 2

International cable operator Liberty Global and US-based cable technology body CableLabs have joned the MulteFire Alliance, a consortium set up to develop next-generation wireless technology.… Read more

BT Sport to showcase VR for Arsenal-Chelsea match

BT Sport VR demo in EE London stores (1) ss (2)

BT Sport, the sport TV arm of the UK telecom operator, is providing a virtual reality experience based around this weekend’s football match between Chelsea… Read more

Euskaltel reduces debt costs


Spanish regional cable operator Euskaltel has said it has succeeded in reducing the cost of a €300 million institutional term loan by 21%, equivalent to… Read more

Altice reportedly delaying SFR acquisition for two weeks


Cable and telecom operator Altice has delayed its planned all-share acquisition of the 22.25% of French operator SFR that it doesn’t already own, according to… Read more

Multimedia Polska boosts kids VOD offering

Multimedia Polska kids zone

Polish cable operator Multimedia Polska has boosted its recently-launched video-on-demand offering for kids with the addition of new titles from English Club TV and Da… Read more

TDC taps Vlavi for DOCSIS 3.1 upgrade


Denmark’s TDC Group has tapped Vlavi – formerly JDSU – to provide field-testing equipment for the upgrade of its network to support DOCSIS 3.1 services.… Read more