Broadband is growing in importance as a distribution medium for broadcasters, and thus so is the EBU’s annual BroadThinking event.
The Dutch consumer broadband market grew by 0.8% or 52,800 net additions during the fourth quarter of 2012, to reach 6.59 million connections on 31 December, according to Telecompaper’s quarterly report.
Virgin Media chief executive Neil Berkett says his joint action with BT over Birmingham City Council’s own broadband deployment will establish an important principal that state aid is only available for white areas.
Ofcom has outlined plans to increase investment in super-fast broadband by opening up BT’s fibre lines to third party providers. The move will allow the telco’s fibre to be used by operators including Sky, Talk Talk and Virgin Media in a way similar to the opening up of BT’s copper telephone network to rival phone […]