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Altice open to acquiring Bouygues Telecom

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Altice could be open to acquiring French service provider Bouygues Telecom, according to the Patrick Drahi investment vehicle’s CEO, Dexter Goei, cited by Dow Jones… Read more

Rai completes successful IPO for transmission unit

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Italian public broadcaster Rai’s transmission tower subsidiary Rai Way has successfully completed its IPO, with its share price rising significantly after the company began trading.… Read more

Beamly co-founder Rose to split time with new venture UTD

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Beamly co-founder and former BBC iPlayer boss Anthony Rose has said that he will split his time 50-50 between Beamly and his new “hobby project”,… Read more

Amazon launches Prime streaming in Austria

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Amazon has launched its Prime Instant Video service in Austria. The e-commerce giant has rolled out the Prime premium delivery service in the country, which… Read more

German internet users turning away from TV

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One third of German users of video streaming services have replaced classic TV entirely or partially by the use of streaming services, according to research… Read more

BSkyB set to scrap ‘British’

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Pay TV operator BSkyB is set to scrap the ‘British’ from its trading name in the wake of the Sky Europe deal that saw it… Read more

OTE chooses Eutelsat for broadband, targets TV bundling

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Greek telco OTE has chosen Eutelsat’s Ka-Sat Ka-band satellite to extend broadband availability across the country. The OTE Satellite Internet Service, delivering download speeds of… Read more

Freeview begins Left Behinds campaign

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UK free-to-air digital-terrestrial TV service Freeview has launched a new marketing campaign called Left Behinds. The campaign focuses on the items left behind after a… Read more

Intel could enter HDMI dongle market

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Intel could be the next company to enter the HDMI dongle market in competition with Google’s successful Chromecast product, according to various reports. Intel’s SVP… Read more

ITU hails new TV standards

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The International Telecommunications Union (ITU) has said that it is working on a set of new standards to improve TV viewing, including standards underpinning ultra-HD,… Read more