CABLE CONGRESS 2012 – BRUSSELS. UPC is preparing to ramp up the number of homes currently trialling its Horizon service as the Liberty Global-owned operator prepares to launch in four of its territories, Liberty Global President and CEO Mike Fries has told Broadband TV News in a video interview.
CABLE CONGRESS 2012 – BRUSSELS. Georg Serentschy, chair of BEREC 2012 (Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications), has told the Cable Congress Policy Session, that platform competition is the most effective way to drive competition and speed up progress.
CABLE CONGRESS 2012 – BRUSSELS. Virgin Media registers a TiVo installation every 15 seconds and will make it available on tablets from this September, according to Neil Berkett, the company’s CEO.
CABLE CONGRESS 2012 – BRUSSELS. The BBC would love to launch the iPlayer as a full service outside the UK following the end of its 12-month trial period.
CABLE CONGRESS 2012 – BRUSSELS. Liberty Global will start rolling out Horizon in the second quarter and introduce the service in the Netherlands, Switzerland, Germany and Ireland this year, according to the company’s CEO Mike Fries.
CABLE CONGRESS 2012 – BRUSSELS. At 46%, almost half of European cable TV’s installed base is now digital.
CABLE CONGRESS – BRUSSELS. Arris is teaming up with German cable operator Kabel Deutschland and Sony for a live demonstration of DVB-C2 broadcast and VOD delivery at next week’s Cable Congress in Brussels.
With under two weeks to go before Cable Congress 2012, Caroline van Weede, managing director, Cable Europe, talks to Broadband TV News about some of the items that will be covered during this year’s principal gathering of the cable industry.