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Telewest launches Movies-onDemand for its Digital TV customers
Tuesday 18 January 2005 09:53:00 by Andrew Ferguson

Telewest has stepped up the capabilities of its digital cable TV package by launching a movies-on-demand service. The service will initially be rolled out to 2,100 customers in the Bristol area. The Telewest press release can be read here.

The service is provided by FilmFlex, and is accessed through the standard Telewest Digital set-top box and remote, and allows customers to pause, fast forward and rewind a movie any time during the 24 hour period they have purchased it for.

FilmFlex will initially be offering film titles from the libraries of Sony Pictures Television International, Sony Classics, Walt Disney Television International, Pathe´, Hollywood Pictures, Touchstone Pictures, Miramax Film Corporation, Buena Vista International Inc., Columbia Pictures, TriStar and Icon. Further libraries are expected to be added over time, including independent film studios.

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