Archive for the 'Cable TV' Category

Virgin Media Boosts XL Broadband to 20Mbps

Virgin Media have announced that they are to boost the top speed of their ‘XL’ cable broadband offering from 10Mbps to 20Mbps, starting in May. The upload speed will also be upped to 768Kbs, not exactly setting the uploading world alight, but better than a poke in the eye with a stick, non? While getting [...]

IPTV Growth To Boost Video Market To $277Bn By 2010: iSupply

There’s some mighty big numbers knocking around iSupply’s estimates of what the video content world will be worth.

Sky To Pull Channels From Virgin Media: Offering Discounts

Looks like Sky is continuing the pressure on Virgin Media, but pulling their basic channels.

NTL 4 for £40 quad-play announced

Hoping to steal a march on the growing trend, NTL offer, broadband, TV, landline and mobile for £40/month.

More PE Takeover Talk At NTL

Just when you thought it was settling down after the Virgin mobile/NTL deal, there’s rumours of Private Equity firms interested in snapping it up.

AOL’s Steve Case Sorry for Time Warner Deal

It’s not surprising that some think that the AOL/Time Warner deal wasn’t good. This is the first time that Steve Case has said he’s sorry about it.

Cisco and Scientific Atlanta Converge

Cisco drop a large wedge of cash to buy Cable TV/IPTV big boy Scientific Atlanta.

Sony VAIO XL1 Digital Living System

Sony’s convergence-tastic beast melds a high-end multimedia PC with a 200-disc media changer/recorder.

France Telecom Announces Ultra Fast VDSL2 Broadband

French boffins crank the Web up to 100 Mbps on standard copper lines.

NTL To Give 10Mb Broadband, Eventually

NTL, UK cable provider says it is going to give its broadband customers connections “up to 10Mb as standard.” Quite when, is unclear.