It looks like being a case of "knickers to Net neutrality" on Wednesday, reports the Financial Times (subscription required), as the CEOs of Alcatel-Lucent, Deutsche Telekom and Vivendi prepare to present a report basically saying that the idea of charging online content providers for delivering said content -- particularly video -- is not such a bad idea after all. The report is a response to the European Commission 's most recent pronouncements on the subject. (See EC Reports on Net Neutrality.)
U.K. cable operator Virgin Media Inc. (Nasdaq: VMED) has launched the Virgin Media TV Guide smartphone app to complement its heavily promoted TiVo-powered TV service. The Android app lets customers browse the TV guide and remotely set recordings from their mobiles.