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Formula 1 fans angry after Sky Sports reduces web coverage

Thursday, April 9th 2015

The popular Race Control feature allows viewers to switch between on-board cameras, a live timing screen and a driver tracker. It is now only available via the red button or the Sky Sports app for...

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Virgin Media customers to continue getting TiVo boxes under new deal

Wednesday, April 8th 2015

A new agreement extends the existing five-year partnership between the two companies in the UK for a further three years. As part of the new agreement, Virgin Media has committed to the...

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EE boosts indoor mobile coverage with wi-fi calling

Tuesday, April 7th 2015

Wi-fi calling will allow customers to make calls and send texts where there is normally no mobile coverage by using an existing wi-fi connection. Users will not need to download an app and will...

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Sky Sports Android app launched for Virgin Media customers

Tuesday, March 31st 2015

The streaming app, previously only available for Apple devices, means sports fans can watch Sky Sports 1 to 5, Sky Sports F1 and Sky Sports News HQ live on Android devices on a 3G, 4G or wi-fi...

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Broadband connections are changing our TV viewing habits - Sky CEO

Wednesday, March 18th 2015

Jeremy Darroch said the number of programmes downloaded through Sky’s On Demand service had risen by 40% year-on-year. Mr Darroch was speaking at the Media & Telecoms Conference in London...

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Parenting - not parental controls - will ensure smartphone safety

Tuesday, January 13th 2015

Erin Nelson, communications director of Location Labs, told Cable.co.uk: “It’s a Pandora’s box. A smartphone is a wonderful thing that can give you access to everything, and it can be a...

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Mobile translation app gives voice to those ‘afraid to speak a language’

Thursday, January 8th 2015

Lexifone’s machine-based interpreter can translate calls into 16 different languages on a pay-as-you-go basis. Speaking to Cable.co.uk at the show, Patrick Tata of Lexifone said the ability to...

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Nokia boss: Mobile operators will need turbo-charged masts to compete

Monday, December 15th 2014

Mobile edge computing (MEC) will improve the quality of video people can stream on their mobile devices by reducing the amount of data passing between the base station and the main network. The...

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Mobile users will benefit from latest mast technology

Friday, December 12th 2014

Mobile edge computing (MEC) involves putting servers into masts, as well as other parts of the network, to improve the processing and storage capabilities for content and applications. This...

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Speech recognition inaccurate even if you don't have an accent

Tuesday, November 4th 2014

Blaise Thomson, CEO of a spin-off software company from the University of Cambridge, told Cable.co.uk there have been “big improvements in speech recognition in the last 5-10 years” but there is...

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