Tele Columbus launches 400Mbps internet service

German number three cable operator Tele Columbus has launched 400Mbps internet access in Potsdam. The company launched the service in the presence of Dorothee Bär, state secretary at the Federal ministry of transport and digital infrastructure (BMVI) and Maren Kern, board member of housing association BBU Verband Berlin-Brandenburgischer Wohnungsunternehmen, alongside Tele Columbus CEO Stefan Beberweil. […]

FTTH and DOCSIS 3.0 lead global broadband CPE growth

The global broadband consumer premises market was worth US$10.5 billion (€9.9 billion) last year, up 9% on the 2013 figure, according to Infonetics Research. According to IHS-owned Infonetics Research’s PON, FTTH, Cable, DSL and Wireless Broadband CPE report, the figures were boosted by growth in the FTTH segment, up 18%, with DOCSIS 3.0 equipment sales […]

Tele Columbus to debut 400Mbps consumer service in Germany

German cable operator Tele Columbus is to launch a 400Mbps internet service on April 1, initially available in Potsdam. According to Tele Columbus the service will set a new record for the German consumer market, with an offering that is twice as fast as the top speeds currently available in the market. About 40,000 homes […]

Pace to showcase RDK products

Pace is to use ANGA COM to showcase its RDK products and solutions. The company will highlight its range of media servers, IP clients and dongles along with the Elements RDK-ready software platform. Pace says it has now shipped over three million RDK-compliant devices in the US alone, and is now planning to expand its […]

Vodafone to acquire ONO for €7.2 billion

Vodafone has agreed to acquire Spain’s ONO for the equivalent of €7.2 billion, following last week’s meeting of the cable operator’s shareholders to weigh the relative attractions of the UK mobile operator’s offer and a public flotation.  Vodafone said it expects to achieve €2 billion in cost and capital expenditure synergies from the acquisition within […]

Akado highlights new products

Russian service provider Akado is using the CSTB trade show in Moscow to highlight new services including its DOCSIS 3.0 broadband platform, which it says will enable it to deliver broadband speeds of up to 800Mbps. Akado will also highlight its CI+ conditional access module, which enables users to view services without a set-top box, […]

Volia movies forward with rollout of DOCSIS 3.0 services

Ukrainian cable operator Volia has extended its DOCSIS 3.0 service to the city of Lutsk in the north-western part of the country.  The launch of DOCSIS 3.0 services in Lutsk bring the ability to access the internet at speeds of up to 100Mbps to the city’s inhabitants, as well as the ability to access internet-based […]