TITLE

Bill Gates' pipe dream

AUTHOR(S)
Perman, Stacy
PUB. DATE
June 1997
SOURCE
Time International (South Pacific Edition);06/23/97, Issue 25, p54
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Looks at the agreement between Bill Gates of Microsoft Corp. and Brian Roberts of Comcast Corp. in which Microsoft will invest $1 billion and receive an 11.5 percent share of Comcast. Why Microsoft wants the share; The importance of broadband to both companies; What will be provided through the agreement; The possible development of true interactive television; Microsoft's efforts to take computer technology to the masses; Its purchase of WebTV Networks.
ACCESSION #
9709104688

 

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