Digital UK calls for move beyond ‘salami slicing’ DTT spectrum

Digital UK has called for a move beyond “salami slicing DTT spectrum”, after commissioning a new study on ultra high frequency (UHF) bandwidth use. ‘The defragmentation dividend’ white paper, conducted by telecoms specialists Aetha Consulting, explores the scope for a “fundamental rethink” of how UHF spectrum is used by mobile operators. With the 700Mhz band […]

Facebook buys video technology firm QuickFire Networks

Facebook has acquired QuickFire Networks, a firm that uses proprietary technology to reduce the bandwidth requirements of viewing high quality video online. Announcing the acquisition, QuickFire Networks CEO Craig Lee said that the Facebook takeover marked the “next step” in the company’s growth, with the firm due to help deliver “high quality video experiences” for […]