BT was atop the IPTV headlines this week as announcements of their agreement with Philips to provide set-top boxes for their future broadband offering came out. BT plans on launching their broadband service next year.
The service will combine digital terrestrial channels, video on demand, and catchup TV which will allow users to watch any of the previous seven days television schedule on-demand. Other features include communication services such as instant messaging, chat and video telephony all via the television.
The TELECOM 2005 conference took place this week with some interesting speeches coming out of it. You can jump over to the TELECOM '05 web site
and watch videos of the speeches.
Lastly, the Connected Home 2005 also took place this week. There's an interesting article below entitled, "Networked Home 'too confusing' for consumers" that came out of that conference.
Here are some interesting reads...