Telewest Communications, the UK cable and media group, has signed
up 156,000 subscribers to its digital cable services since its launch
Chief executive of Telewest Adam Singer confirmed last week that the
company is on course to achieve its target of increasing its database to
500,000 customers by the end of the year.
Singer said: ’While others have been talking about the promise of a
digital era, we have been delivering the next generation of broadband
services to our customers. The roll-out of our service is on schedule
and is expected to reach the majority of our homes by July.’
Singer added that Telewest plans to launch a broadband portal by the end
The company has also signed up CNN, Turner Broadcasting, Interflora and
Norwich Union as content providers on its Active Digital platform. This
brings its total number of content partners to 80.