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Question 1: HDTV Telewest was the first UK broadcaster to offer ________.
NTSCATSC (standards)1080pHigh-definition television

Question 2: This library included a free 7-day watch again feature for TV programmes produced by the ________, Channel 4 and Virgin Media Television (formerly known as Flextech).
Norwegian Broadcasting CorporationTG4Raidió Teilifís ÉireannBBC

Question 3: The product incorporated a 160 gigabyte ________ as standard, meaning it was able to store around 80 hours of recorded programmes.
Hard disk driveUSB flash driveUniversal Serial BusFloppy disk

Question 4: [4] Telewest purchased the remaining 50% stake in ________ from NTL in 1999, adding 0.4 million franchise homes in north London.
TalkTalk TVFreesatVirgin MediaSky Digital (UK & Ireland)

Question 5: The digital television service offered a number of different products including true ________, a PVR, and HDTV.
Video on demandBBC iPlayerIPTVBritish Sky Broadcasting

Question 6: Telewest originated in ________ in 1984 under the name "Croydon Cable".
Crystal Palace, LondonPurley, LondonCroydonSouth Norwood

Question 7: In 1991 United Artists merged with their largest shareholder TCI (now ________), to form the largest cable operator in the US.
The DirecTV GroupNews CorporationComcastLiberty Media

Question 8: Franchises extended the company scope in ________ and the south-west and south-east of England.
GlasgowEdinburghNew Town, EdinburghScotland

Question 9: Major Telewest shareholders included Huff and ________ (run by cable tycoon John Malone).
News CorporationThe DirecTV GroupLiberty MediaComcast

Question 10: On Demand: On Demand (Formerly known as Teleport) was the brand name for Telewest's ________ (VOD) service.
Video on demandBBC iPlayerBritish Sky BroadcastingIPTV


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