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Facebook facilitating immoral acts means time for consumers to wake up

Published 20 Mar 2018 12:58 CET | World

Facebook's share price has fallen nearly 7 percent on the news of its user data being co-opted by Cambridge Analytica to influence elections. There are problems at multiple ...

Delta looks for growth with expansion outside Zeeland

Published 07 Mar 2018 12:32 CET | Netherlands

By expanding outside Zeeland, Delta opens a new opportunity for growth, beyond the limited market of 192,000 households/businesses connected to its HFC network. During the ...

The voice assistant will completely change the user interface

Published 12 Dec 2017 14:49 CET | World

Artifical intelligence is changing the technology sector. Of special interest for the telecom sector is the voice assistant. We are used to a a very extensive system of user ...

Google should follow Amazon example to avoid EU competition concerns

Published 18 Sep 2017 12:51 CET | World

Consolidation and the 'winner takes all' principle in the internet sector have resulted in three technology conglomerates: Amazon, Alphabet (Google) and Facebook (we leave ...

Comcast and Sunrun: a smart partnership for home solar panels

Published 29 Aug 2017 13:59 CET | United States

Comcast has announced a partnership with the solar energy group Sunrun. This sounds like a promising new venture, putting customers first and bringing benefits to both ...

Can 'Game of Thrones' exclusive give Ziggo a boost?

Published 31 Jul 2017 15:33 CET | Netherlands

The start of the new season of 'Game of Thrones' could mean a boost for Ziggo, the leading pay-TV provider in the Netherlands. The company has the exclusive rights to the ...

Dutch pay-TV providers under threat as broadcasters launch OTT TV platform

Published 24 Jul 2017 15:52 CET | Netherlands

The Dutch broadcasters' online platform NLziet has added live TV to its offering. Its subscription price remains EUR 8 per month. After the unlimited data plans introduced a ...

Snap IPO: is it a new Facebook or more like Twitter?

Published 02 Mar 2017 18:18 CET | World

Snap has listed on the stock market, selling 200 million shares for USD 17 each, above the indicated range of USD 14-16 share. Adjusting for further dilution, the price of ...

Main TV viewing time falling as tablet, VoD take over

Published 30 Dec 2016 15:54 CET | Netherlands

The big TV in the living room is losing ground, according to an analysis of viewing figures by Telecompaper. Average daily viewing time in the Netherlands has been falling ...

T-Mobile looks to force change in net neutrality law through courts

Published 30 Dec 2016 15:30 CET | Europe, Netherlands

The ACM has forbidden T-Mobile's 'Datavrije Muziek' offer, but the service is still available while T-Mobile pursues a court appeal. The regulator thinks the offer of ...

HBO content offers Ziggo chance to create OTT SVOD service

Published 04 Oct 2016 12:03 CET | Netherlands

The upcoming end to HBO Netherlands that gives exclusive access to HBO content for the Dutch market to Dutch cable network operator Ziggo is an opportunity for the cable ...

Plenty of candidates to buy SFR Belgium

Published 07 Jul 2016 17:18 CET | Belgium

Altice has reportedly put SFR Belgium/Luxembourg up for sale. According to a report from the Financial Times, the company wants to shed the small operation in order to ...

How 'unrefined' is telecom?

Published 27 May 2016 12:03 CET | World

UK regulator Ofcom has conducted an extensive review of the telecom market and proposed new regulation. The market players are arguing for a number of changes based on ...

OTT: from threat to opportunity for telecom sector

Published 23 Feb 2016 18:03 CET | World

The role of internet providers in the telecom landscape is changing. Comments such as "they're using my pipes for free" (AT&T) are becoming less common, and calls from telcos ...

Yahoo: takeover target for an international telco?

Published 08 Feb 2016 15:06 CET | World

Yahoo has announced plans for a major reorganisation. The company will refocus on four verticals (News, Sports, Finance, Lifestyle), three platforms (Search, Mail, Tumblr), ...

Vodafone, the provoked challenger, sues KPN

Published 10 Dec 2015 15:15 CET | Netherlands

Vodafone Netherlands is suing KPN for not meeting the terms of a wholesale commercial agreement. Vodafone claims that it suffered a three-year delay in launching on the ...

KPN Play: a good service, but to target which market?

Published 24 Nov 2015 14:19 CET | Netherlands

KPN has launched a new TV service called KPN Play. The big question is how this will be positioned in the market, as the opportunities for the operator are significant. Even ...

Tele2 Netherlands, Online.nl renew commitment to fixed broadband

Published 20 Jul 2015 15:56 CET | Netherlands

The largest alternative broadband providers in the Netherlands, Tele2 and Online.nl (through its parent M7 Group), have signed wholesale agreements for continued access to ...

KPN takes aggregator role with KPN Play service

Published 29 Apr 2015 18:13 CET | Netherlands

KPN is testing an OTT app called KPN Play. The app is expected to offer customers access to a wide range of content, including a number of live channels, catch-up TV and ...

French example offers support for ACM for opening cable networks

Published 29 Oct 2014 09:38 CET | France, Netherlands

The French Competition Authority has approved the acquisition of SFR by cable operator Numericable with several conditions. The acquisition became definitive in June of this ...

Liberty Global content moves may spark new regulatory concerns over Ziggo deal

Published 06 Aug 2014 13:19 CET | Netherlands

The European Commission has 'stopped the clock' on its investigation of Liberty Global's proposed takeover of Dutch cable operator Ziggo. It's awaiting additional information ...

Will regulators let Ziggo/UPC retain TV monopoly?

Published 27 Jan 2014 16:21 CET | Netherlands

The proposed acquisition of the largest Dutch cable operator, Ziggo, by Liberty Global, parent of the second-largest cable operator in the country, UPC, is likely to raise ...

Google enters connected home market with Nest Labs takeover

Published 15 Jan 2014 14:05 CET | United States, World

Google has acquired the company Nest Labs for USD 3.2 billion. Nest Labs makes two connected devices, a thermostaat (USD 250) and a smoke alarm (USD 130), both of which can ...

Ziggo may follow Telenet and oppose Liberty Global bid

Published 12 Dec 2013 15:31 CET | Netherlands

Ziggo announced it's in talks with Liberty Global on a possible takeover. On 16 October, Ziggo said it rejected a preliminary approach from Liberty Global, but the two have ...

UPC wants all of Ziggo, but what about Germany?

Published 17 Oct 2013 13:21 CET | Netherlands

Dutch cable operator Ziggo announced that it rejected a takeover bid from UPC Netherlands' parent Liberty Global, its largest shareholder. After the "inadequate" initial ...


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Calendar   /   Industry Events

20 Mar Zero Touch & Carrier Automation Congress
22 Mar Cyfrowy Polsat Q4 2017
22 Mar United Internet Q4 2017
22 Mar Lyse/Altibox Q4 2017
22 Mar Micron Technology fiscal Q2
22 Mar 1&1 Drillisch Q4 2017
22 Mar China Mobile Q4 2017
22 Mar Razer FY 2017
22 Mar Transport Networks Russia
22 Mar FCC Open Meeting
22 Mar Datacloud Asia – Singapore
22 Mar DNA AGM
22 Mar Report: Dutch Fixed Telephony 2017-Q4
23 Mar Interoute Q4 2017
23 Mar Qualcomm AGM
26 Mar Cellcom Q4 2017
27 Mar China Digital TV Q4 2017
27 Mar Report: Dutch Consumer Multiplay Market 2017-Q4
28 Mar Secureworks fiscal Q4
28 Mar China Telecom FY results
28 Mar Talkpool Q4 2017
28 Mar Ericsson AGM
29 Mar Tele Columbus Q4 2017
29 Mar Partner Communications Q4 2017
29 Mar Bezeq Q4 2017
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