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Want broadband on your TV?
Tuesday 21 January 2003 17:03:00 by Andrew Ferguson is offering TV Set Top Boxes for use with ADSL broadband connections. Pricing for the DSL compatible box is £169 (inc VAT) plus you will require an ADSL modem/router.

The boxes allow you to carry on viewing TV while using them, via picture-in-picture technology. Combine this with EasyBroadbands SMS gateway, that allows you to send SMS texts via the box at reduced rates e.g. £5 for 100 messages and the ability to use your broadband connection to view online content, e.g. online music, web games and video clips and the package shows great potential.

With products like this starting appear, it shows how television and broadband content are starting to merge. Internet on the TV is not new, but broadband capable boxes start to make it a much richer experience.


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