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 Â30.
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 Â19.90 a month. NumericableÂs triple-play packages are available from Â29.90 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 Â4.
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 Â2.99. Recent subscription VOD additions include independent movie channel Sundance Channel on-demand and classical music channel Classica.Â