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Virgin and ntl Telewest unveil new branding

Virgin and ntl Telewest unveil new branding

By 8 November 2006

Virgin has unveiled the fruits of its merger with ntl Telewest in the form of its new branding – Virgin Media. Virgin Media, which launches at the beginning of 2007, has a new logo that features a lens flare effect and the same (or nearly identical)... >>

Sky lose out to Telewest on HD ITV World Cup games

Sky lose out to Telewest on HD ITV World Cup games

By 15 May 2006

In what has to be a coup for Telewest, the cable company has announced that it will be showing all the World Cup matches from both the BBC and ITV. However Sky customers who have signed up to the satellite broadcasters HD package will be disappointed... >>

UK gets HD TV

By 10 March 2006

Telewest has pipped Sky to the punch to be the first to offer HD quality television in the UK. Available to over 4.5 million homes, the launch comes on the back of Telewest launching its new personal video recorder (PVR), called TVDrive. Consumers will... >>

Viruses cost us £3 billion every year

By 24 January 2006

Telewest, who seem to be doing more surveys than most recently, has found that Brits will spend up to a staggering £3 billion this year repairing and replacing virus-ridden PCs. New research from cable company Telewest reveals that the average price... >>

Telewest launches first high definition TV service in UK

Telewest launches first high definition TV service in UK

By 2 December 2005

Telewest has beaten Sky to the punch by launching Britain's first high definition (HD) TV service in the UK. While Sky has opted to hold off until they can launch a nationwide service, Telewest has started trials with a select few in South London. Over... >>

Telewest Teleport on-demand service - EXCLUSIVE
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Telewest Teleport on-demand service - EXCLUSIVE

By 10 November 2005

NTL and Telewest have put all their eggs in one basket, as reported recently on Pocket-lint. One of aims of the merger was to present a real competitor to Sky. At about the same time, Telewest was in the process of launching Teleport - a huge expansion... >>

Telewest launches Teleport TV, BBC Deal among content

By 30 June 2005

Telewest today announced a 20millionGBP investment in Teleport, an intended rival to the Sky Plus service with almost all the same advantages of being able to pause record and rewind live TV while watching from any part of the programme, not just the... >>

Telewest promises tv on demand by Q1 2006

Telewest promises tv on demand by Q1 2006

By 12 May 2005

Telewest has outlined its telly vision for tv on demand services. The main point is that it is promising to complete its TVOD by early 2006. Telewest Broadband is also widening the range of on-demand programming available, boosting the existing movie... >>

Telewest challenges sky+ with PVR box of its own

Telewest challenges sky+ with PVR box of its own

By 21 January 2005

Telewest Broadband has decided to challenge Sky's dominance of the Personal Video Recorder (PVR) arena with its own set top box due to be launched at the end of the summer. The device will have 160Gb of storage (around 80hours) as well as three video... >>

Telewest Broadband and ntl launch TV-on-demand services

By 18 January 2005

Telewest Broadband and ntl have both launched a new On Demand television service for their customers. The Telewest Broadband service, which is currently only available in Bristol, and the ntl service, which is currently only available in Glasgow, will... >>