Tag Archive: broadband

Oct 04

Taiwan’s 75% digitization of cable TV in 2015 thought to be difficult target

Tweet The Taiwan government has upwardly adjusted the 2015 target proportion of all cable TV subscribers for digitized cable TV users from 50% originally to 75%, and MSOs (multi-system operators of cable TV) and even the National Communications Commission (NCC) hold the conservative opinion that the target will be difficult to attain. The promotion of …

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Aug 01

Taiwan’s CBIT sets up cloud alliance

Tweet The Cable Broadband Institute in Taiwan (CBIT), a TV operators’ trade group, has set up an alliance to develop a cloud-application platform. The alliance is chaired by Fubon Financial Holdings chairman and CEO Daniel Tsai, who owns multi-system operator Kbro, which runs several cable TV channels. CBIT`s five multi-system operators, including Kbro, are initiators …

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Jun 20

Intelsat invests $1.3 billion to serve Asia Pacific

Tweet Intelsat, the world’s largest provider of fixed satellite services, has announced plans to launch four satellites, as part of a US$1.3 billion fleet investment programme in the Asia-Pacific region. This underscores the impact of fast-growing economies’ rising appetite for pay-TV, broadband access, mobile connectivity and maritime communications within the region. The satellites are to …

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Jun 06

Cable Company Eyes ‘Single Play’

Tweet Time Warner Cable Inc. Chief Executive Glenn Britt said Wednesday his company has an opportunity to win more broadband-only customers as broadband replaces TV as the cable industry’s anchor product. At an investor conference in New York City hosted by Sanford C. Bernstein, Mr. Britt said Time Warner Cable has been largely focused on …

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Jun 02

Telecom NZ Signs Deal With SKY Television

Tweet Telecom New Zealand and SKY New Zealand have announced a new commercial agreement that will enable Telecom to sell all of SKY’s television services to its customers alongside their homeline, mobile and broadband products. Alan Gourdie, Chief Executive of Telecom Retail, says the new agreement with SKY will further strengthen the company’s bundle products …

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