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Encyclopedia > Tiscali TV
Tiscali TV
Type Pay TV and Video on Demand
Founded 2006
Headquarters London
Industry Media & Telecoms
Products Pay TV services
Programming
Website Homechoice

Tiscali TV is a UK-based consumer Video on Demand service, operated by the European telephony company, Tiscali SpA. This is a copyrighted and/or trademarked logo. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ... A website (alternatively, Web site) is a collection of Web pages, images, videos and other digital assets that is hosted on a Web server, usually accessible via the Internet or a LAN. A Web page is a document, typically written in HTML, that is almost always accessible via HTTP, a... Video on demand (VOD) systems allow users to select and watch video content over a network as part of an interactive television system. ... World map showing the location of Europe. ... In telecommunication, Telephony encompasses the general use of equipment to provide voice communication over distances. ... Tiscali SpA (ISE: IT0001453924) is a European telecommunications company, based in Cagliari, Italy, and provides internet and telecommunications services to Italy, The Netherlands, the United Kingdom and the Czech Republic. ...


The service, originally known as Homechoice, was provided by Video Networks Limited (VNL), based in Shepherd's Bush in West London, until it was purchased by Tiscali UK in August 2006, and became known as Tiscali TV as of March 1, 2007. Shepherds Bush is a district of West London in the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham, situated 4. ... This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ... August 2006 is the eighth month of that year, and has yet to occur. ... is the 60th day of the year (61st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ...


Its offering is delivered over a BT phone line, using ADSL to provide video and Internet access. In 2003, Homechoice expanded its video services to include terrestrial and some of the available Freeview TV channels, and also offers telephone services. It is yet uncertain whether Tiscali intend merging the former-Homechoice assets into its own services, and at present, remain separate. Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL) is a form of DSL, a data communications technology that enables faster data transmission over copper telephone lines than a conventional modem can provide. ... Terrestrial television (also known as over-the-air, OTA or broadcast television) was the traditional method of television broadcast signal delivery prior to the advent of cable and satellite television. ... Freeview is the operator of free digital terrestrial television in the United Kingdom, using the DVB-T standard. ... This article or section includes a list of works cited or a list of external links, but its sources remain unclear because it lacks in-text citations. ...


Service Area

Original Homechoice logo

Tiscali TV is currently available in parts of London, Surrey and Hertfordshire. But really tiscali tv is availible anywhere in the UK.Each telephone exchange must be adapted to supply the service and roll-out has been completed mostly throughout south east, south west and north west London with more patchy coverage elsewhere. Tiscali aims to reach near-national coverage in the coming years, of which 10 million homes by the end of 2008. [1] Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ... Should not be confused with Surry. ... Hertfordshire (pronounced Hartfordshire and abbreviated as Herts) is an inland county in the United Kingdom and part of the East of England Government Office region. ...

Services

Various subscription channels are available, such as UKTV Gold and the National Geographic Channel, in addition to free-to-air channels, such as E4 and ITV2, depending on the selected package. UKTV Gold, (previously known as UK Gold until March 8, 2004), is a British television channel that shows mainly classic BBC entertainment programmes. ... The National Geographic Channel is a subscription television network that features documentaries produced by the National Geographic Society. ... E4 share of viewing BARB figures E4 is a British digital television channel launched as a pay-tv companion to Channel 4 on 18 January 2001. ... ITV2 is a free-to-air entertainment television channel in the United Kingdom owned by ITV plc. ...


A Sky-by-wire service is also available to Tiscali TV subscribers, enabling the subscriber to receive Sky Movies (Comedy, Family, Classics & Modern Greats), and/or Sky Sports (1, 2, 3 & Extra), upon payment of a premium. A typical daytime sky. ... Sky Movies is the collective name for the British premium subscription television movie channels operated by Sky Television, later British Sky Broadcasting. ... Sky Sports is the brand name for a group of 9 channels. ...


On 13 February 2007 HBO announced its new on Demand Service will be available on Tiscali TV. is the 44th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... HBO (Home Box Office) is an American premium cable television network. ...


Tiscali TV has reported it is in talks with Setanta Sports for the Setanta Sports 1 Service. Setanta Sports (pronunciation: ) is an international sports broadcaster, operating 12 channels in 24 countries. ... Setanta Sports 1 & 2 currently covers soccer competitions such as the Scottish Premier League, Ligue 1 and the UEFA Cup, while also covering the Gaelic Games, International Cricket and WWE Wrestling. ...


Sky have announced that they are to supply Tiscali TV with their 'Basics' package including Sky 1,2,3, Travel, Arts, News and Sports News channels. From Judge, Elizabeth (2007-06-27), "Sky strikes deal to carry its basic channels on Tiscali", The Times, London A typical daytime sky. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... June 27 is the 178th day of the year (179th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ...


External links

  • Tiscali TV
  • Video Networks Limited (VNL)

 
 

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