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NeleWest is coming

Apparently NTL has agreed terms for a purchase of Telewest Communications.

What started out as a disparate group of Cable providers for each region has now become a national monopoly over the technolgy – but with less reach than BT.

(I really hope they come up with a better name for the combined company than “NeleWest”)

http://networks.silicon.com/broadband/0,39024661,39152962,00.htm
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/business/4304008.stm

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2 thoughts on “NeleWest is coming

  1. NelewestThe long awaited ntl/Telewest merger has been announced.I’m optimistic – things can’t get much worse than they were a couple of years back. Maybe now UK cable will be in a position to effectively challenge Sky. Of course, knowing ntl…

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