BSkyB May Move into DSL.
Wednesday 11 July 2001 09:35:00 by
BSky are reported to be looking into the possibilities of providing a Video on Demand service via BT's DSL infrastructure. Application for a licence has gone into the ITC.
This move would bring them into direct competition with HomeChoice and by entering the market a little later options of BTvideostream Plus with a 512kbps internet access option could be used.
In more BSkyB/BT news, BT are to offer discounts on some Sky packages in an attempt to counter the combined Phone/Cable TV packages that NTL and Telewest offer. The cheapest Telewest package
offering Digital TV and phone line with a handful of channels for £9.60.