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Telewest Communications and VIS entertainment form joint venture.

TELECOMWORLDWIRE-20 September 2000-Telewest Communications and VIS entertainment form joint venture (C)1994-2000 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.m2.com

The UK broadband cable communications operator Telewest Communications Plc and electronic games developer VIS entertainment Plc have agreed to form a 50/50 joint venture company that will design, develop and commission entertainment content for the broadband and interactive digital television (iDTV) markets.

The VIS iTV joint venture, in which Telewest and VIS are each investing up to GBP2m, will commission games both from VIS and third party games developers.

The developed entertainment products will first be offered to Telewest's channels and later to other technology, media and telecomms companies.

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Geographic Code:4EUUK
Date:Sep 20, 2000
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