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STUDIOS DEMAND THAT BRITISH ISP SHUT OUT ALLEGED PIRATE SITE

June 29, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Taking a new tack in its fight against online piracy, Paramount, 20th Century Fox and Disney have launched a court battle in London in an effort to force the country’s leading Internet service provider, BT (or British Telecom), to cut off access to Newzbin 2, a U.K.-based website with 700,000 members that the studios claim […]

SUPER WI-FI TEST SET FOR BRITAIN

June 27, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

While the FCC continues to prevaricate on the use of “white spaces,” the frequencies between TV channels designed to keep one from interfering with another, Britain appears set to launch a white-spaces test in Cambridge that would use the spectrum for a kind of wide-area wi-fi. In a statement some of the U.K.’s largest media […]

ABC LANDS IN BRITAIN

August 26, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Walt Disney Co.’s TV production unit, ABC Studios, plans to launch a video-on-demand service in the U.K. via British Telecom’s BT Vision, Britain’s Guardian newspaper reported today (Thursday). The service will be available to subscribers for £6.99 per month (about $10.00) or at 99p (about $1.50) per individual episode, the newspaper said. Among the shows […]