Vodafone Spain launching 4K box and channels

Vodafone Spain has officially launched a new 4K UHD set-top aimed at its XDSL base, which it says is the first such box to launch in the Spanish market. The box is aimed at ADSL and VDSL customers and has functionality similar to the existing Vodafone TV box, including search and recommendation, seven-day catch-up and […]

French regulator reveals IPTV and ultra-fast broadband numbers

France had 15.378 million TV-over-DSL subscribers at the end of last year, up 5.2% on the previous year’s figure, according to the latest study by telecom regulator ARCEP.  The figures mean that TV-over-DSL accounted for two thirds of subscriptions to a TV service in France at the end of 2014, up from 60% in 2012 […]

Netgem and Lantiq create combined xDSL and LTE gateway

Broadband access and home networking specialist Lantiq and video technology specialist Netgem have launched what they say is the world’s first combined xDSL and LTE residential gateway. The device, dubbed Hybridge, is designed to meet the need to access high-definition video streams, including on-demand and OTT content, on multiple screens by combining xDSL and LTE […]