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Facebook makes play for original content

Facebook has announced an interesting move for the original content market in creating Watch, a revenue-sharing video distribution model which gives the content creator the lion’s share of cash.

Sony says don’t forget about us

Sony has reported positive first quarter at 15% year-on-year growth, with the majority of business units pitching in to the party.

BT’s dodgy Italian accountants cost another £225mn

It certainly has been a busy quarter for BT. It’s secured the Champions League TV rights, forked out a large chunk of change to Orange and Deutsche Telekom and finally merged EE and the BT consumer unit.

SK Telecom boasts of broadband wins

SK Telecom has reported year-on-year quarterly increases of 1.8% and 3.9% for revenue and operating income, respectively, in what has turned out to be a relatively solid quarter.

Orange uses silver screen to create USP

Every operator needs a USP to make itself prominent. In the UK, BT has sport. In the US, Verizon has dated media brands. Over in France, Orange seems to be making a play for the silver screen.

Vodafone stays hands-off on hate speech issue

Vodafone has weighed into the fake news and hate speech saga by redefining its existing policy on advertising transparency and integrity, while at the same time hedging its position.

DT flirts with net neutrality controversy

Deutsche Telekom has begun flirting with net neutrality controversy, as the telco giant unleashes a number of zero-rating offers for customers in Germany.