The BBC iPlayer has come out on top of a usability study into the catch-up TV services offered by six of the UK’s major broadcasters.
Sky adopts open source set-top software
BSkyB is in the process of downloading open source software to its installed base of over three million Sky+ HD receivers.
BBC testing NHK Super Hi Vision
BBC Research & Technology has carried out one of the largest experimental broadcasts in many years, bringing together the NHK Super Hi Vision system, stereoscopic 3D and some of the […]
Musselman to retire from UPC
Liberty Global has announced a series of management changes following the decision by Gene Musselman, managing director, European broadband operations, to retire from day-to-day business at the end of the […]
RTL sparks major Hungarian cable row
HCA/HCTA CONFERENCE – TIHANY. The decision by the leading broadcaster RTL Klub to charge a fee for its carriage has caused consternation in Hungary’s cable industry.
Changes loom for Czech DTH market
The Czech DTH market could be about to enter a period of huge change, with the merger of the two leading platforms Skylink and CS Link a possibility. E15 reports […]
Fries welcomes other MSOs to Horizon project
CTAM EUROSUMMIT ’10 – BUDAPEST. Liberty Global President and CEO Mike Fries has said the operator is in talks with over a dozen operators that each want to replicate the […]
3DTV rights holders put squeeze on operators
CTAM EUROSUMMIT ’10 – BUDAPEST. Cable operators are finding it difficult to secure 3D content because the Hollywood majors and sports rights holders are looking to derive additional revenues from […]
Mobistar Belgium launches TV offer
The Belgian mobile operator Mobistar will launch its new Mobistar TV ‘quintuple-play’ package on October 8. Costing €55 a month, the so-called Starpack bouquet will offer mobile and fixed telephony, […]
Sky Deutschland’s iPad app goes live in HD
Sky Deutschland will launch a sports app for the iPad enabling subscribers to watch Sky Sport HD 1 and Sky Sport HD 2 via the iPad everywhere at the end […]