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The Telecoms.com Podcast: BT Sport, mmWave and Russia

No guest this week but we do have a special member of the audience this as the Telecoms.com empire continues to grow. The guys start by looking at BT’s latest attempt to rescue its sport division and what that says about telcos betting on content. They move on to ponder the matter of how useful millimetre wave spectrum is before concluding with a look at the effect Russia sanctions are having on the industry.

VMO2 launches TV streaming device

UK converged operator VMO2 has launched a device called Stream for its broadband customers, which aggregates content from multiple TV services and allows billing for them to be controlled in one place.

The Telecoms.com Podcast: BT, 5G and streaming

The lads are delighted to welcome special guest Neil McRae to the pod this week, who is no less than the Chief Architect for BT. They start by exploring what such a grown-up job title entails, in the process learning a fair bit about what makes BT tick from a strategic point of view. That naturally leads onto topics like Open RAN and 5G, including concerns about the latter not being all its cracked up to be, before they conclude with a look at difficulties faced by some major streaming services.

VMO2 and ITV renew their vows

A new commercial partnership between Virgin Media O2 and ITV apparently signifies a greater mutual commitment than ever.

Sky launches its own telly

The UK bit of Sky has launched Sky Glass, a TV with all the things you need to access Sky services built into it.

DAZN deal for BT Sport looms larger

Rumours that video streaming provider DAZN will acquire BT Sport are gathering pace, with the latest reports claiming an agreement could come in a matter of weeks.

AT&T turns telco in Latin America too

AT&T is selling another of its content operations, this time in Latin America, as it looks to focus on the connectivity side of the business there, much like it is doing back home.

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