BT is likely to enjoy lighter controls on the amount it can charge for its leased lines in London, under proposals revealed by Ofcom on Monday.Leased lines offer high-end fibre connectivity as a retail product for business customers, and also as a wholesale product for smaller telcos that resell fixed and mobile broadband services.
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Telstra has invested $35 million in US-based IPTV video company Ooyala, in a move that will see Telstra integrate Ooyala's technology into its IPTV platform.
Internet service provider (ISP) iiNet has rejected Foxtel's pledge to open access to some of its content to its IPTV competitors as part of Foxtel's $2.5 billion bid to buy Austar, stating that the undertaking won't actually offer the content that people want.
Online movie rental giant Netflix has experienced runaway success in the US, but is the entertainment giant planning on a move down under?
A new report shows that real-time video accounts for almost half of North American peak-time downloads. So why isn't it happening here?
Culture minister Jeremy Hunt, who has taken over responsibility for telecoms regulation, has begun consultation on a new law covering broadband, mobile and online TV services
Adelaide-based internet service provider Adam Internet has signed up to use FetchTV's wholesale internet television platform to deliver entertainment to its customers, a move that grows FetchTV's ISP roster to three after iiNet and Internode got on board earlier this year.
Right now, all over the world, a battle is being fought. Everyone knows that we will soon be watching a significant amount of IPTV, but who will profit from this shift? Existing TV companies have agreements in place with the content providers, but internet service providers have a strong relationship with the end user.
Cable TV operator Foxtel has asked the nation's competition regulator to let it provide what appears to be a new internet video service through its iQ and iQ2 set-top boxes on the condition that customers have a broadband connection with its part-owner Telstra.
update Telecoms providers have not been able to understand content market, and should instead focus on building out their networks, analysts say in debate.
Telecoms operators have lost their chance to dominate Internet Protocol television space, giving broadcasters leeway to lead market, says Irdeto exec.
Thus spake Ofcom
Informa Telecoms & Media says bundling an IPTV service can help telcos seeking to stem the flow of customers ditching their fixed lines
"The world is now all about triple play"
The regulator has announced it is looking at ways to encourage telcos to invest in next-generation fibre networks
What are you thinking? Says regulator
Won't somebody think of the classical music fans?
Two of the telecoms operator's executives reveal their glee on hearing of troubles at Cable & Wireless
2007 could be a black year for operators that mislead customers or offer poor service
UK slow to take on latest telecoms tech
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