Cable & IPTV

Cable Congress interviews: Asanga Gunatillaka, Com Hem

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Cable Congress speaker Asanga Gunatillaka, chief product officer at Com Hem, talks to DTVE’s Andy McDonald about product innovation and the impact of OTT.  Sweden’s… Read more

NOS launches Iris tablet app and revamps UI

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Portuguese cable and pay TV operator NOS has revamped its Iris advanced TV user interface and launched an application allowing users to take control of… Read more

Telefónica secures green light to acquire GVT from Vivendi

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Telefónica has secured a green light from the Brazilian regulator CADE to acquire local telecom player GVT from Vivendi. The move clears the way for… Read more

Investment firm takes 43% stake in Bulgaria’s Vivacom

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European investment firm LIC33 has reportedly bought a 43% stake in Bulgarian telco Vivacom.  According to a Bloomberg report, LIC33 bought the stake along with 100%… Read more

Google extends Fiber project to Salt Lake City

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Google said that as of yesterday, it is ready to bring its high-speed broadband and TV service initiative, Google Fiber, to Salt Lake City. The… Read more

Telekom Austria subsidiaries choose TVbeat

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Video analytics and audience measurement specialist TVbeat has been chosen by Telekom Austria subsidiaries VIPnet in Croatia and Mobiltel in Bulgaria to measure their content… Read more

T-Mobile Polska appoints Netia chief as new CEO

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Deutsche Telekom-owned T-Mobile Polska has appointed Netia CEO Adam Sawicki as its next chief executive, effective June 1.  Sawicki is currently chief exec and president… Read more

Primacom boosted by DTK acquisition, digital growth

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German cable operator Primacom grew its revenues by 37.2% last year to reach €131.6 million, while EBITDA grew by 55.3% to reach €55.2 million, thanks… Read more

Altice planning to sell Cabovisão

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Cable and telecom network investor Altice is planning to sell its existing Portuguese cable asset, Cabovisão, clearing the way for the acquisition of Portugal Telecom’s… Read more

Ofcom introduces new regulation on BT broadband pricing

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UK media and telecom regulator Ofcom will, from April 1, oblige BT to maintain a sufficient margin between its wholesale and retail superfast broadband charges,… Read more