NTL, Inc. was a communications and content distribution company in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland, providing Internet access, telephone and television services to residential customers. The company also provided Internet and telephone services to residential customers who are not connected to its cable network via access to other companies' telecommunications networks and via an Internet service provider operated by its subsidiary, Virgin Net Limited. NTL's services are delivered through its wholly owned local access communications network passing approximately 7.9 million homes in the United Kingdom and 464,000 homes in the Republic of Ireland. It provides services to three categories of customers: residential customers, business customers and customers in the Republic of Ireland. It was located in New York.