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From easyMobile to NFV: a tale of virtual networks

More years ago than I care to remember, I journeyed to Nice in France to participate for the first time in what was then called Management World, organised by the Telemanagement Forum. My main reason for going? In all honesty, to hear EasyJet founder Stelios Haji-Ioannou discuss the business plan behind his easyMobile venture.

Tele2 Netherlands picks former Virgin Media marketing expert as CEO

Tele2 has appointed former Virgin Media marketing chief Jeff Dodds as the new CEO of its Netherlands-based unit, the Swedish group announced on Monday.

Virgin Media reaches 2M TiVo subscribers

Virgin Media said Wednesday that it reached the milestone of 2 million subscribers using TiVo DVRs and multiscreen video software.

Consumers hammer BT's TV service

British consumers are not very happy about the way BT provides TV service, according to an analysis of complaints made to the UK's Office of Communications (Ofcom).

Rogers: MSOs want to add Netflix to bundle

TiVo CEO Tom Rogers said Tuesday that more U.S. operators have told the company that they want to offer Netflix to their pay TV customers, but that Hollywood studios are blocking a service that some European providers are already including in their subscription bundles.

OTT video partnerships could provide benefits to pay-TV providers

Netflix (Nasdaq: NFLX), Hulu and other over the top (OTT) continue to draw the ire of pay-TV and broadband providers alike, but Virgin Media's (Nasdaq: VMED) move to set up a Netflix app on its...

Netflix app comes to Virgin Media-leased TiVo boxes

A Netflix app, long shunned by pay-TV operators, will be available for some Virgin Media subscribers in the U.K. on their operator-leased TiVo boxes, the companies said.

It's time for pay TV to blend the best of linear, on-demand and OTT

Until Virgin Media's announcement that it was setting up a Netflix app on its Virgin Media TiVo service, no pay TV service provider had decided to blend an Internet-enabled subscription service into its traditional lineup of games and on-demand and pay-per-view and linear content. It seems so logical, given the capabilities of IP-enabled TV entertainment platforms.

Virgin Media adding Netflix to TiVo platform

Liberty Global's Virgin Media is making Netflix an app on its TiVo platform, effectively making the over-the-top content provider a part of its set-top based pay TV service rather than a competitor.

Liberty Global sees increased demand for TiVo and Horizon TV set-tops

John Malone's Liberty Global said Friday that it is seeing increased demand for advanced set-tops in Western Europe, including TiVo Premiere DVRs in the United Kingdom and Horizon TV video gateways in the Netherlands and Switzerland.