News Burst: NTL to launch UK Video On Demand service

UK telecommunications company NTL has announced that it will start to roll out Video On Demand (VOD) services over its cable network by mid-2000.

NTL has signed an agreement to use US company DIVA's VOD service, currently deployed in six US cable systems. Initially the VOD service will be delivered to digital set-top boxes over NTL's national cable network.

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