News Burst: Ntl to roll out consumer ADSL

Sheer frustration prompts the cable giant to offer its own ADSL service
Written by Jane Wakefield, Contributor
Fed up with waiting for BT (quote: BT), cable operator ntl confirmed Monday plans to roll out its own consumer ADSL service by February. Despite signing up as one of the operators wishing to take over BT's local loop when it is unbundled next summer, sheer frustration appears to have forced the company to take matters into its own hands. "We have noticed problems and have found the timing [for rolling out ADSL] frustrating," said an ntl spokesman. Full story to follow. Take me to the ADSL Special English patience wears thin
Being English, Peter Judge is used to inconvenience and does not mind waiting for broadband. But BT's rivals are becoming so impatient they may resort to the law. Go to AnchorDesk UK for the news comment. Check out ZDNet's Interactive Broadband Guide To have your say online click on the TalkBack button and go to the ZDNet News forum. Let the editors know what you think in the Mailroom. And read what others have said.
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