BT launches ADSL service, BTopenworld

BT delivers ADSL, at last...BT's new Internet division BTopenworld launches a fast speed, always on service Tuesday.

The long-awaited rollout of ADSL is now firmly in motion with BT (quote: BT) committed to wiring 40 percent of the country by year end. The service will cost £39.99 a month with a one-off installation of £150 and will be ten times faster than current narrowband services.

Jane Wakefield is at the BTopenworld press conference -- More to follow