Cable Congress

Liberty focusing on comprehensive content rights rather than ‘scale play’


Liberty Global’s key priority in content is to secure comprehensive rights to enable it to deliver on any device at any time, as well as… Read more

Amazon ‘definitely open’ to video partnerships with operators


Amazon is “definitely open” to video partnerships with cable operators and the firm does not see itself as a direct threat to the traditional pay… Read more

Liberty Global: 5G ‘makes no sense’ as substitute for fixed networks


5G is not ready for wide-scale rollouts and the technology “makes no sense” as a substitute for fixed-line access, according to Balan Nair, CTO of… Read more

eSports set to surpass football in popularity, says MTG

Gabriel Catrina

eSports is set to become the biggest sport in the world and surpass football in popularity, according to Gabriel Catrina, chief strategy officer, Modern Times… Read more

UK consumers more interested in bundling than French, says Ovum

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UK consumers are more interested in bundled services than those in France, and price is the key element that attracts subscribers to bundled offerings, according… Read more

Vodafone CCO: consolidation ‘beneficial for industry and customer’

Manuel Cubero

The cable industry thrives on scale, with consolidation beneficial for both the customer and the industry, according to Vodafone Germany’s chief commercial officer Manuel Cubero.… Read more

Studio+ ‘filling gap in market’ as mobile content comes of age


Content specifically tailored to mobile consumption is coming of age and there is a gap in the market for high-end drama specifically tailored to mobile… Read more

Brands ‘should partner to unlock VR potential’

Brands should partner up with each other to unlock the potential of VR, according to Carmen Alzner, co-owner of VR and AR content producer and… Read more

Interview: Thomas Helbo, CTO, Com Hem


Com Hem’s chief technology officer, Thomas Helbo, discusses innovation in the internet age. Andrew McDonald reports. Swedish operator Com Hem has a history of innovation. Back… Read more

Liberty Global ‘evaluating’ Amazon partnership


Liberty Global is “evaluating” whether to offer Amazon’s video service, after striking a global deal last year to distribute Netflix through its set-top boxes, according… Read more