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The market remains fiercely competitive as a result of regulatory measures to provide competitor access to BTs exchanges, while similar measures have been undertaken to ensure equal access on fibre networks. Wireless broadband has seen moderate growth in the UK in recent years. Many WiFi and WiMAX deployments have been instigated by municipalities, while the major wireless operators have expanded their networks and concentrated on sharing hotspots. Wireless broadband on mobile networks has shown phenomenal growth since 2010 as consumers exploit the wider availability of more capable networks. From late 2013 high-end mobile data has been stimulated by the availability of greater network capacity through LTE operating on spectrum auctioned in early 2013. The UK also has one of the largest mobile markets in Europe, both in revenue and in the number of subscribers. It is served by four major providers, which have all launched LTE services, as well as by a growing number of low-cost MVNOs.












VIZ MEDIA ANNOUNCES SIMULTANEOUS DIGITAL RELEASE WITH JAPAN OF TAKESHI OBATAS ALL YOU NEED IS KILL MANGA ON JUNE 19TH





The new manga will release digitally across all platforms serviced by VIZManga.com and the VIZ MANGA App, and will also be available on the storefronts for the Kindle, iBooks, GooglePlay, Kobo and Nook. ALL YOU NEED IS KILL Volumes 1 & 2 are rated T+ for Older Teens and will each carry a digital MSRP of $6.99. VIZ Media plans to release a deluxe omnibus print volume on November 4th under its Shonen Jump Advanced imprint (MSRP U.S. $14.99 / CAN $16.99). Takeshi Obatas ALL YOU NEED IS KILL ran in VIZ Medias WEEKLY SHONEN JUMP digital manga magazine earlier this year and is the stunning manga realization of the popular Japanese sci-fi novel, written by Hiroshi Sakurazaka.









In particular the industry is being driven by mobile broadband apps and services. Entertainment apps and services are of particular importance and a large contributor to the consumer uptake of digital media. Incorporating social networks, online video, digital music, gaming apps and online dating - this sector is dynamic and highly competitive. Online video streaming and is one of the fastest growing digital formats and a number of key players are coming to the fore - Netflix, which initially operating in the iVoD sector entered the streaming video market and is gaining prominence and expanding internationally.