Digital TV News: Fastweb

Swisscom - Stable core business with strong increase in customers
Mar 4, 2009 – Swisscom (Swiss: SCMN) closed the 2008 financial year with net revenue up 10.0% to CHF 12,198 million and operating income (EBITDA) up 6.4% to CHF 4,789 million. By the end of 2008 Bluewin TV had doubled its customer base year-on-year to 118,000.
News categories: Swisscom, IPTV, Italy, Results, Subscribers, Switzerland

FASTWEB Full Year 2008 Results
Feb 26, 2009 – The Board of Directors of FASTWEB (Milan: FWB) has approved the draft financial statement for the year ending 31 December 2008. The IPTV service recorded a positive trend, with subscribers increasing by 13% in the year.
News categories: FASTWEB, IPTV, Italy, Results

Fastweb, Telecom Italia and Wind found the IPTV Association
Jan 23, 2009 – Fastweb (Milan:FWB), Telecom Italia (Milan:TIT, NYSE:TI) and Wind have founded the Associazione Italiana degli operatori IPTV (Italian Association of IPTV Providers) in order to foster the use of IPTV in Italy.
News categories: Telecom Italia, Fastweb, Wind, Associazione Italiana degli operatori IPTV, Digital TV, IPTV, Italy

Swisscom releases January-September 2008 Interim Report
Nov 5, 2008 – Swisscom (Swiss: SCMN) closed the first nine months of 2008 with net revenue of CHF 9,085 million. At the end of September 2008 'Bluewin TV' was used by 95,000 paying customers, a growth of 43,000 compared with the previous year.
News categories: Swisscom, IPTV, Italy, Results, Subscribers, Switzerland

Fibre To The Home (FTTH) is competitive with conventional Triple Play and already undercutting traditional ADSL+ services
Oct 29, 2008 – In a new report called FTTH Pricing in Europe 2009, Tariff Consultancy provides a unique survey of the main FTTH providers in 19 European countries - from Austria to the UK.
News categories: Tariff Consultancy, Austria, Belgium, Broadband, Czech Republic, Denmark, Digital TV, Fibre, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, IPTV, Italy, Lithuania, Market Research, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, UK

Swisscom releases January-June 2008 Interim Report
Aug 13, 2008 – Swisscom (Swiss: SCMN) posted a 17.6% increase in revenue to CHF 5,991 million for the first half of 2008. At the end of June 2008 'Bluewin TV' had 80,000 paying customers, up from around 40,000 at the end of June 2007.
News categories: Swisscom, IPTV, Italy, Results, Subscribers, Switzerland

Ruckus Wireless Delivers First Carrier-Purposed 802.11n System, Enabling Picture-Perfect High Definition IPTV Without Cabling
Jul 28, 2008 – Ruckus Wireless has announced that Belgacom has selected its new MediaFlex™ 7000 series, an 802.11n system developed to distribute IPTV content throughout a subscriber's home without costly and time-consuming cable installation.
News categories: Ruckus Wireless, Belgacom, Belgium, Digital TV, IPTV, Router, Smart Home

IPTV is coming"¦ More companies join the push to deploy Interactive Personalised TV - New specifications imminent
Jul 1, 2008 – The first release of the Open IPTV Forum specifications that will allow IPTV to develop into a mass market service is close to completion.
News categories: Open IPTV Forum, IBC, IFA, IPTV, Video Exchange

Swisscom announces Q1 2008 results
May 7, 2008 – At the end of March 2008 Swisscom's «Bluewin TV» was used by 64,000 paying customers. Net growth in the first quarter of 2008 amounted to around 5,000 customers.
News categories: Swisscom, Broadband, Digital TV, IPTV, Results, Subscribers, Switzerland