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Tuesday, December 5th 2017

The BBC has announced that the TV series of Blue Planet will be screened in the Ultra HD (4K) and HDR (High Dynamic Range) formats. All the 7 episodes will be screened via the BBC iPlayer just after the broadcast (on BBC One) of the series finale on Sunday .......

Monday, November 6th 2017

The first interactive drama, a sci-fi comedy called 'The Inspection Chamber', has been launched by the BBC. It is available for Amazon Alexa. Other platforms are due to follow online later. The video game story, inspired by the late Douglas Adams, has the users play an active role as the fourth c.......

Tuesday, September 26th 2017

Microsoft and Facebook have laid a subsea cable capable of carrying 160 tetrabits of data per second, good enough to stream 71 million HD movies simultaneously. The high-capacity undersea cable stretches 4,000 miles running under the Atlantic Ocean, from Vi.......

Wednesday, July 12th 2017

Openreach, the telecom infrastructure company, has unveiled their new branding without BT. Although Openreach is still technically part of BT Group, they have now much greater independence. This is in keeping up to the agreed changes with Ofcom under a Strategic Review deal that required Openreac.......

Tuesday, June 13th 2017

Open reach and Huawei have demonstrated on a trial over the FTTP network (GPON fibre network), that 100Gbps is possible, promising a "hyperfast future" ahead. Currently Openreach is pushing up the rollout of their PON (Passive Optical Network) full fibre architecture, which is reaching .......

Saturday, June 3rd 2017

UK's major mobile operator EE has introduced for people in Wales, a Welsh language customer support service. EE is also pushing its network coverage area on 4G to reach, from 40% of Wakes at beginning of 2016, to 90% coverage towards the end of this year. Simultaneously.......

Tuesday, May 30th 2017

Subscribers who are paying and watching live TV services on the entertainment platform Prime Video, by Amazon, will have to take a TV licence. As Amazon announced it will offer, for the first time, live TV channels in Austria, Germany and the UK, customers subscribing to Amazon's Prime Video serv.......

Monday, May 22nd 2017

As part of BT's promotional drive for the UEFA Champions League, the telecom giant will be giving away Google Cardboard Virtual Reality headsets. BT Sport is filming the final game using 360° cameras and broadcasting the match in 360° VR, on the 3rd June, Saturday. Viewers can .......

Saturday, May 20th 2017

Amazon is all set to rollout Amazon Channels in the UK and Germany, which is an OTT service offering TV channels plus on-demand content. According to sources, Amazon Channels will initially be offering about 25 Pay-TV linear channels from major broadcast groups and also smaller players.

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Wednesday, May 3rd 2017

Metronet UK has rebranded to M24Seven, as it has earlier been acquired by rival ISP M247 last year for £47.5 million. Mike Darcey, who was earlier with Sky, has become their new Chairman. Metronet UK had recently acquired Venus Business Communications, which has a.......


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