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Netflix and US cable companies finally talk set-top app integration

Netflix and US cable companies finally talk set-top app integration

US cable companies may finally be warming up to the idea of letting Netflix establish an app presence on set-top boxes, reports the Wall Street Journal. As we reported two weeks ago, no cable company had come remotely close to embracing Netflix's long-standing advances, but it looks like Comcast Corp. and Suddenlink Communications are now negotiating with the popular streaming video service. Still, no deals have been struck yet.

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Netflix offered by Virgin Media UK pay-TV provider

Netflix offered by Virgin Media UK pay-TV provider

Virgin Media is a pay television provider in the UK and it and Netflix have announced an industry first. Netflix is now being offered to Virgin Media subscribers marking the first time that a Web-delivered product has been integrated by a major pay-TV provider. Virgin Media plans to begin testing Netflix with 40,000 its customers who use TiVo set-top boxes.

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O2 customers will get free Wi-Fi on London subways

O2 customers will get free Wi-Fi on London subways

If you are an 02 customer in the UK, the company has announced new Wi-Fi access for users at no additional cost. 02 announced this week that it has joined forces with Virgin Media to give O2 customers free Wi-Fi access on the London Underground. O2 isn't the only wireless provider in England offering free Wi-Fi on subways.

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