Amazon and Facebook involved in US-Japan cable scheme

Amazon and Facebook are part of a powerful consortium building a new underwater cable that will connect America, Japan the Philippines and help deliver live and Ultra HD video. The high-capacity Jupiter Cable system will follow a new transpacific route and is scheduled to be service-ready by early 2020 – timing that will likely see […]

Roku agrees deal with Philippines telco PLDT

Philippines-based PLDT has become the first Asian telecom operator to join the Roku Powered programme. PLDT will use Roku’s streaming platform to offer TV services to broadband customers, with a new PLDT streaming service and player expected to launch during the second quarter of 2017. This service will include local Philippines content from Cignal and […]