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  1. Four friends launch new creative agencyRead the original story

    Yesterday | Ripon Gazette

    Four friends from different sectors of the creative industries have come together to launch their own advertising and marketing agency. Ian Watson from Harrogate, Chris Barker from Ilkley, Jason Kelly from Leeds and Charles Christie from Halifax have spent years working for big-city agencies, gaining reputations for producing campaigns for some of the UK's best-known brands, including Dulux, Sony, Fat Face, Cunard, Lloyds Bank and Virgin Media.


  2. EGX Celebrates record-breaking yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 26 | GamesIndustry.biz

    Gamer Network's flagship consumer show EGX closed on a high in Birmingham yesterday after record numbers of exhibitors, press and attendees enjoyed four days of the UK's biggest public gaming experience. With over 200 playable games, including the first publicly playable appearances of AAA titles like Yooka-Laylee and Dishonored 2, as well as blockbusters Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare, Gears of War 4, Titanfall 2, Battlefield 1, Final Fantasy XV and Horizon: Zero Dawn, the show's 75,000 visitors were spoiled for choice for pre-release hands on experiences.


  3. How I failed to climb the musical trellis of hospital radioRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 24 | Stalbans Review

    ... has managed the transition, and is now arguably the morning jock in the business, is Christian O'Connell of Absolute Radio. To find a happy medium that appeals to differentiated target groups day in, day out is the airtime holy grail. O'Connell ...


  4. Liberty Global CEO Talks Netflix Integration, Content AcquisitionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 22 | Hollywood Reporter

    "I don't see any massive vertical integration big-bangs," Mike Fries tells the Goldman Sachs Communacopia Conference in New York. Liberty Global CEO Mike Fries on Thursday touted a recent deal to integrate Netflix in more than 30 countries and its content investments, once again signaling no interest in a big content acquisition.


  5. Openreach responds to Fix Britain's Internet broadband campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 22 | Computer Weekly

    Openreach CEO Clive Selley has criticised rival broadband providers campaigning for the separation of the infrastructure business from its parent, BT, saying they are ignoring important facts BT Openreach has criticised the communications services providers behind the ongoing Fix Britain's Internet campaign for failing to put across a number of important facts about the current state of the UK's broadband infrastructure. By submitting my Email address I confirm that I have read and accepted the Terms of Use and Declaration of Consent.


  6. Eurobites: Orange Ahead on Project LoRaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 20 | Light Reading

    Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: UK rail telecom network not for sale; SVoD on fast-forward; sweaty rockers in 360-degree HD. Orange claims it has exceeded its own deployment goals for its LoRa M2M network in France, with 18 urban areas and some 1,300 towns now covered.


  7. Marmite mad Gosport man completes toast challengeRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 18 | Portsmouth Today

    For Ryan Shankland, Marmite has always been a food he revels in and he recently took part in a challenge that saw him eat 21 pieces of toast with the spread on in 15 minutes. Ryan, from Gosport, took part in a challenge set by Absolute Radio after co-presenter Richie Firth said he could eat 13 slices in a quarter-of-an-hour.


  8. Daily Briefing: Hong Kong watchdog fines HSBC a 243,993 for 2014 regulatory breachesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 14 | This Is Money

    Hong Kong's securities watchdog, the SFC, has slapped HSBC with a A 243,993 fine for regulatory breaches dating back to 2014. It said the bank breached the limit of open positions it could hold in futures and options contracts on two separate occasions, adding that HSBC failed to 'implement adequate internal controls'.


  9. Netflix shares up on Liberty Global set-top box dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 14 | USA Today

    Netflix shares up on Liberty Global set-top box deal Netflix just got a helping hand for its global expansion. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/2d0pmwH The Net TV service will become available to Liberty Global pay-TV subscribers in more than 30 countries in Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean.


  10. Liberty Global to offer Netflix to all customersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 14 | Reuters

    Liberty Global, the international telecommunications company controlled by American tycoon John Malone, said on Wednesday it has struck a deal to offer Netflix to all its customers directly via cable set top boxes. The deal follows the launch of Netflix on Liberty Global's UK platform Virgin Media in 2013.


  11. Today in the pressRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 14 | RTE.ie

    ALCHEMY EYES NOONAN SERVICES SALE FOR UP TO 200m - Noonan Services, the facilities management and contract cleaning group, is being prepared for potential sale by its UK private equity owner Alchemy Partners, with a transaction likely to be worth as much as 200 million. The London-based firm, which acquired Noonan Services in 2008 for 90 million, is likely to move to sell the business next year, according to sources.


  12. Vodafone UK eyes October for TV soft launchRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 11 | Total Telecom

    Vodafone is planning a soft launch of its long-anticipated U.K. TV service in October, it emerged over the weekend. Sources cited in a Telegraph report on Sunday said the offering will be skewed more towards on-demand content and streaming than linear programming, and uses technology developed by New York-based TV platform maker Kaltura.


  13. BPI Announce Appointment Of MJ Olaore To New COO RoleRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 10 | Mi2n

    ... and entertainment, rising to senior management positions at ITN, LBC Radio, Virgin Radio and its successor Absolute Radio, all the while developing a broad range of skills across advertising and sales, IT, broadcast engineering, facilities, legal, ...


  14. Virgin partners with low-end device maker IMORead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 8 | Neowin.net

    Virgin, a UK phone carrier, has partnered with a new London-based smartphone brand, IMO . Under the new agreement, Virgin Media will be first to offer IMO's Q and S smartphones at prices starting from 29.99 and 8.50 respectively.


  15. Liberty Media Agrees to Acquire Formula One for $4.4 BillionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 7 | Bloomberg

    John Malone's Liberty Media Corp. agreed to buy the company that controls Formula One racing from private-equity firm CVC Capital Partners Ltd. for $4.4 billion in cash, stock and convertible debt, giving the U.S. cable-television entrepreneur a guiding hand in the dominant international auto-racing circuit. Liberty is acquiring an 18.7 percent stake in Formula 1 parent Delta Topco right away and will later take full ownership, according to a statement Wednesday.


  16. Meet John Malone of Liberty Global... the Darth Vader of Wall...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 6 | Daily Mail

    Are you watching, Jose? Rashford hits hat-trick in front of Big Sam on England Under 21 debut with Manchester derby just days away Barca fans didn't want Guardiola... then I gave my Pep talk! Iniesta on what it's like to be on the inside during a club revolution 'We intended to play like men and not fall on the ground at the slightest touch': Pep and Jose's best quotes about each other ahead of Manchester derby After Rashford scored a hat-trick on his Under 21 debut... a look back at how have other English strikers fared on their bows France fire a blank: Pogba, Giroud and Co fail to impress in Belarus as World Cup campaign gets off to a poor start Di Maria, Morientes and Pepe are latest stars in our countdown of Real's 50 top players... but who else makes it? Case for the defence: New boys Luiz and Alonso lead the way in Chelsea training as Conte talks tactics with captain Terry Look ... (more)


  17. UKTV Britain's fastest-growing broadcasterRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 6 | Advanced-television.com

    Speaking at UKTV Live, its annual showcase event, at the BFI in London, Childs noted that the company had grown impacts by 40 per cent since 2010, and was home to two of the largest non-PSBs. "UKTV is now responsible for 10 per cent of all commercial TV, he noted.


  18. Virgin Media launches IMO Smartphones in UKRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 6 | SMS Text News

    I think this is worth writing about - it's the first time I've seen anyone refer to 'pocket money smartphones' - but that's exactly what Virgin Media are doing, together with new London-based smartphone brand, IMO . IMO is a new smartphone and mobile device brand from Verve Connect, an energetic UK company that integrates extensive local industry knowledge with vast Chinese engineering strength.


  19. Irish Out Of Home Advertising market now worth 54mRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 31 | Business World

    The growth in Out of Home Advertising continues according to Kinetic Ireland, the OOH media agency, with the market showing an 8% increase for the first half 2016 compared to the same period last year. Overall expenditure for Out of Home was approximately 54 million across large format billboards, 6 sheets, digital OOH formats, transport and targeted media.


  20. Jeremy Corbyn 'open minded' about nationalised broadband as ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 30 | Mirror.co.uk

    Jeremy Corbyn has vowed to deliver super fast broadband to the whole of the UK and is "open minded" about the new network infrastructure being publicly owned. Launching his Digital Manifesto in London, he pledged to extend high speed internet access to the whole country through a combination of fibre and wireless connections.