Cable Operators

ntl, Telewest Launch VOD in U.K.

1/18/2005 7:25 AM Eastern

ntl Inc. and Telewest Broadband launched video-on-demand services in the United Kingdom Tuesday using gear from SeaChange International Inc.

Telewest kicked off its rollout in Bristol, England, while ntl introduced VOD in Glasgow, Scotland. The two MSOs plan to roll the service out throughout the United Kingdom.

"The commercial VOD launches of ntl and Telewest Broadband reflect the growing worldwide trend in television, and SeaChange is very proud to support their new digital service," CEO Bill Styslinger said in a prepared statement.

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