France Telecom has confirmed plans to roll out its broadband TV service in the
The report also said the move would put France Telecom in direct competition with British telco BT.
The new service would be offered under the
BT is planning a fall launch for its BT Vision service, which will combine a DTT box with a package of video-on-demand offerings and interactive services. Despite rumors of technical problems with the Microsoft TV software on which the service is based, BT has said it will launch on schedule.
According to press reports, France Telecom's service would include DTT channels, as well as a seven-day catch-up service and VOD. As yet, no content deals had been unveiled, although