CES 2011 – LAS VEGAS. According to various US reports, Microsoft’s Steve Ballmer is said to unveil a new Windows-powered set top box to take on Google TV and Apple […]
2011: Improved compression, over-the-top and content discovery
2011 could see a significant improvement in compression technology, according to Ericsson TV CTO Giles Wilson, as the industry’s thought leaders look ahead to the next 12 months. Wilson told […]
Most read stories of 2010
New technologies including 3DTV, TiVo and the new UPC Horizon box were among the most popular stories read on Broadband TV News during 2010.
Wikileaks: UK wanted French to apply pressure to Eutelsat over BBC jamming
UK officials considered approaching the French government to persuade Eutelsat to pull transmissions from the Iranian broadcaster IRIB in the wake of the Iranian jamming of broadcasters including the BBC […]
Belgian cablers face Open Cable regulation
Following an analysis of the Belgian cable market, the four regulators have put forward proposals to open up the country’s cable networks with regards to analogue cable television, digital television […]
CI Plus set for DVB return
The CI Plus organisation has been holding discussions with the DVB Project with a view to the Geneva-based organisation once more fostering the technology. The DVB confirmed to Broadband TV […]
Telenet launches TV everywhere with Yelo
Belgian cable operator Telenet has announced it is launching Yelo, a new multimedia platform enabling digital TV customers to watch their programmes and videos wherever they are, on a computer, […]
Ofcom allows CAM reception of Sky Sports
Third party platforms including Top Up TV will be able to distribute the Sky Sports channels without the use of a set-top box following an Ofcom decision.
Austrian ORS plans pay-TV platform
The Austrian facilities company ORS, part of public broadcaster ORF, is planning the introduction of its own pay-TV platform to be called TV Direkt.
SBS channels on the block?
The German broadcasting group ProSiebenSat.1 Media is considering the sale of a number of its international channels in order to concentrate on the German language market, according to CEO Thomas […]