Patrick Drahi has increased his holding in BT to almost 25%. The move follows last week’s announcement of some of the most stringent cost-cutting the heritage telco has seen in […]
European Commission proposes common position for WRC-23 conference
The European Commission has proposed the adoption of a common EU-wide position in negotiations that will decide the future of free-to-air broadcasting.
Via Licensing and MPEG LA unite to create “Pool of Pools”
Via Licensing Corporation and MPEG LA have announced plans to combine into a single patent pool, known as Via LA.
New “Call to Europe” to safeguard UHF frequencies for broadcast
More than 100 media and cultural organisations and artists in 22 countries are calling for the UHF frequency band (470-694 MHz) to be secured in the long term for terrestrial […]
CarMa invests in German FTTH operator Glasfaser Direkt
A new investor for German fibre-optic network operator Glasfaser Direkt has been found in CarMa networks and the insolvency proceedings have been concluded.
Swedish streamers enjoying new growth thanks to pay-TV operators
The market for SVOD streaming services in Sweden grew in the first quarter of 2023, following a marked slowdown in 2022.
Tele2 planning for 5G as digital TV remains flat
Swedish telco Tele2 says the build of its 5G network will improve every step of the digital customer journey.
New Ofcom rules require BBC to give added warning on planned changes
Ofcom has issued new guidance designed to make the BBC communicates “more openly and consistently” with its competitors about planned changes to its public services.
Jan Mojto’s Beta Film acquires stake in High View
German film and TV production group Beta Film is acquiring a stake German media company High View.
Portugal to investigate Vodafone Nowo acquisition
The Portuguese Competition Authority (AdC) has opened an in-depth investigation into Vodafone’s acquisition of Nowo Communications.