Damian Radcliffe

links for 2010-12-08

In Daily Links on December 9, 2010 at 1:03 am
  • Fancy following Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon's grand gastronomic tour of the north of England but think it will bankrupt you? Fear not, we tell you where to eat the region's top food on a budget
    (tags: travel north)
  • (tags: iceland travel)
  • BT has announced plans to undertake a fibre-to-the-premises trial in Suffolk early next year offering download speeds up to 1Gbps, 10 times faster than the telco’s current fibre offering. Director of strategy Olivia Garfield said: “While everyday consumers don't require gigabit speeds today, it's important that we test the maximum speed capabilities of our fibre broadband product to ensure that it is fully future-proofed.”
    (tags: nga broadband)
  • Spotify and Virgin Media (NSDQ: VMED) are in talks to carry the music service to the cable company’s customers, paidContent:UK understands.

    The music service could be made available through Virgin’s new TiVo set-top-box. In the U.S., the TiVo (NSDQ: TIVO) Premiere box on which it is based carries the subscription services Pandora, Rhapsody, MusicChoice, Live365 and Netflix (NSDQ: NFLX) – Virgin has not yet announced any such add-ons, although it wants to.

    (tags: spotify, music)

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