Farncombe Technology has been appointed to assist Tiscali UK with the rollout of its triple-play rollout project. Tiscali took over the interests of Video Networks’ Homechoice service on March 1 and is looking to extend the IPTV service to 10 million households from the current centres in London and Stevenage.
Tiscali UK has appointed Farncombe CEO Stephen Upton as its interim director of technology operations. Upton was in charge of NTL’s next generation network as MD of the cableco’s Networks Division. He joined Farncombe in December 2006.