Virgin Media supports DVB-C2
Whilst Virgin Media are supporting the change to DVB-C2, recently given open backing by 9 leading European operators, they have no plans at present to change. Virgin Media’s director of technical strategy Kevin Baughan is reported to have said “We didn’t want to sign up now and cause confusion for our technology vendors,” “We’re comfortable where we’re at, but we are supportive of the rest of the industry. We do not have the capacity issues of some of the other operators and don’t need to change.
On the 11th September Broadband TV News revealed the names of nine operators who have agreed to adopt DVB-C2 as a successor to DVB-C. They are Kabel Baden Württemberg, Unitymedia, Kabel Deutschland (Germany), Ziggo (the Netherlands), ONO (Spain), Com Hem (Sweden), Numericable (France), YouSee (Denmark) and ZON (Portugal).
Source: Broadband TV News
Item added: 18th September 2009