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The Quest For UK Quad-Play

This post is by Richard Haddock, Strategic Account Director at Teleperformance UK. 2016 is already looking like an interesting time for the telco market in the UK. Big players are either coming together through various mergers and acquisitions – like … Continue reading

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Will Content Remain King?

This post is by Richard Haddock, Strategic Account Director at Teleperformance UK. We all know the expression ‘content is king.’ Everyone in media-land uses this expression and the strategy of getting the content right and scooping up customers has transferred … Continue reading

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Quad-Play Subscriptions Will Soar In 2016

It was interesting to see the Weekend FT providing a detailed comparison of the potential quad-play market in the UK. The FT reminded readers that a decade ago customers knew where they stood with telcos – BT sold phones and … Continue reading

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BT and EE Merger Approved: Good For UK Telcos?

So the UK Competition And Markets Authority (CMA) has cleared the merger of BT and EE after investigating the deal for six months. Several companies in the telco sector objected to this merger so what does this mean for the … Continue reading

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All Premier League Matches, All The Time

I have previously blogged about the importance of content for telcos. A situation is developing where customers are far more interested in what is available to watch on their network, rather than any technical comparisons, such as the download speed … Continue reading

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Will the ‘gaming generation’ move the goalposts in the war on content?

The battle for consumers within the consumer space is fascinating: Sky, Virgin, and BT as the established main players have a leading position in the market due to the investment they have made in cable infrastructure and content. They have … Continue reading

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Great Content Comes From The Internet, Not a Cable Service

A recurring theme on my blogs has been that competition does not always come from where you expect it. BT Sport has just secured rights to screen the next Ashes series – five years ago who would have thought that … Continue reading

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Fasten your seatbelts – the Amazon speed machine is coming!

The BBC motoring show Top Gear was possibly the most popular TV show in the world, until production was stopped after an incident involving one of the three presenters, Jeremy Clarkson, and a producer. Clarkson apologised, but after sailing close … Continue reading

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Is this the real value of the regulator?

It looks like BT cannot escape the gaze of telecoms regular, Ofcom. Last week Ofcom announced plans that will force BT to give physical access to their fibre-optic cables, allowing other operators to take direct control of the connections. BT … Continue reading

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Superfast broadband – all over the UK

The UK general election campaign is now underway and one government promise, slipped out quietly a couple of weeks ago during the Budget, may have passed you by. The promise is to accelerate the rate at which superfast broadband is … Continue reading

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