Numericable launches double-play offers

French cable operator Numericable has launched new double-play packages with broadband internet to target customers that do not require fixed-line telephony or TV services.

A new TV and internet offer for €19.90 a month, designed to target potential customers that do not require a fixed-line phone service, comprises about 120 TV channels including seven HD channels, access to video-on-demand and broadband internet up to 30Mbps. A WiFi router is available as an optional extra for €30.

Numericable says it is the only operator in the French market to offer such a double-play package.

The cable operator is also offering broadband plus telephony only for €19.90 a month. Numericable’s triple-play packages are available from €29.90 a month.

Numericable last week launched Rugby Plus, providing coverage of French championship rugby. The service is available in the clear until October 5 to Canal Plus subscribers on the platform, after which it will be offered for €4.

The cable operator also recently enhanced it VOD offer with the launch of VirginMega on-demand at the end of July, offering a range of films in their original version from €2.99. Recent subscription VOD additions include independent movie channel Sundance Channel on-demand and classical music channel Classica.