Satelio, the German pay-TV platform for DTH households in Africa, has resumed its operations on November 24, 2015 after a two-day break following the loss of contact with Israeli satellite Amos-5 (17° East). Read the story »
The Czech incumbent O2 has introduced a new set-top box that allows its O2 TV service to be received on any TV set with internet access from any provider. Read the story »
German business and financial news channel DAF (Deutsches Anleger Fernsehen) has completed its restructuring and insolvency proceedings. Read the story »
About a year ago Cox was sued by BMG Rights Management of Berlin and Round Hill Music of New York, for purportedly not doing enough to stop piracy. Cox has both refused to participate in the industry's six strikes initiative, and the kind of shake downs being perpetr...
The European Commission has given its approval to the $77 billion (€72bn) acquisition of Broadcom by Avago Technologies. Read the story »
The ITU World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC-15) in Geneva has approved the decision to assign the 694-790 MHz frequency band in ITU Region-1 (Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia) for mobile broadband. Read the story »
Disney has launched its own direct-to-consumer service in the UK market. Read the story »
The government has promised to invest an annual £85 million (€121 million) in the BBC’s digital, TV and radio services as part of the Strategic Defence Review. Read the story »
Comcast is once again under fire, this time for injecting copyright violation warnings into user traffic streams. While many years old now, the practice has oddly seen renewed criticism after a developer posted one such warning to GitHub, which in turn gained the att...
Aaproximately 9% of Western European broadband households own at least one smart home device and 57% own at least one internet-connected CE device, according to Parks Associates. Read the story »
Over 1.7 million Dutch consumers have the Netflix app installed on their smartphones, according to the November edition of Telecompaper’s Dutch Apps Market report. Read the story »
Russia’s Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) has approved ER Telecom’s application to buy five operators in Irkutsk. Read the story »
NetRange, a German provider of white label smart TV portal solutions, and US mobile media company AirCast Mobile have agreed on a cooperation to make AirCast’s services available on smart TV portals operated by NetRange. Read the story »
Stingray Digital has appointed Tom Pentefountas as Senior Vice-President Sales, EMEA (Europe, the Middle East and Africa) and Asia. Read the story »
Advertisers are failing to exploit the full potential of multiscreening in Central and Eastern Europe’s largest markets. Read the story »
The company that publishes the Radio Times has announced plans to acquire online and TV shopping channel Jewellery Maker. Read the story »
French provider Free has started carrying Djazz.tv in HD on the Freebox, its triple-play set-top box. Read the story »
Back when regulators blocked Comcast's attempted acquisition of Time Warner Cable, there were rumblings that some of what was uncovered during the review would come back and haunt Comcast. Among them appears to be data related to Comcast's ad business, as the Wall St...