- Microsoft Introduces TV-Platform Support. Iler, David // Multichannel News;05/08/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 19, p208
Reports on Microsoft Corp.'s search for supporters for its Microsoft television platform. Announcement of developer and tools programs; Market testing of the company's WebTV service in Toronto, Ontario, in May 2000.
- A clearer signal for telco TV? Poe, Robert // America's Network;9/1/2004, Vol. 108 Issue 13, p14
This article features Microsoft Corp.'s so-called IPTV technology that includes content acquisition, compression, video server, service management, digital rights management, and set-top box software. It lets telephone companies deliver television or other video over speedy connections such as...
- Microsoft to Shut Down WebTV Successor MSN TV. Hernandez, Pedro // eWeek;7/ 8/2013, p8
The article reports that Microsoft Corp. will shut down its MSN TV service on September 30, 2013. MSN TV, formerly WebTV. A brief historical overview of the MSN TV, formerly WebTV, purchased by Microsoft in 1997 as part of its strategy to deliver to customers the benefits of the Internet with...
- HERE\NOW. // PC World;Jul2007, Vol. 25 Issue 7, p28
This section offers news briefs concerning the electronic industry. The promising online-television (TV) application is now in its invitation-only beta stage. Microsoft has updated its Web mail with a useful and more desktop-like feel. A BlackBerry computer with a full-on keyboard has been launched.
- Not So Fast:. // CableFAX Daily;5/26/2006, Vol. 17 Issue 103, p1
Presents an outlook on the video subscriber returns of telecommunication companies in the U.S. in 2006 and by 2007. Factors affecting video subscriber returns; Number of video subscribers of telecommunication companies in 2006 and by 2007; Versions of Microsoft's Internet Protocol television...
- Interactive TV test. // Marketing News;4/25/94, Vol. 28 Issue 9, p1
The article reports on the agreement of Microsoft Corp. and Tele-Communications Inc. to test interactive television services in the U.S. The collaboration will establish two of the most powerful forces shaping the future of computerized information delivery and telecommunications technology. The...
- Online Video. // CableFAX Daily;10/17/2005, Vol. 16 Issue 201, p2
Reports on several TV programs that will be shown on the online video service of Microsoft. Electronic equipment that can be used by viewers to seamlessly switch between TV and on demand broadband programming.
- Microsoft considers India Web launch. // Advertising Age;2/3/1997, Vol. 68 Issue 5, p38
The article reports on computer software company, Microsoft Corp.'s alleged negotiation with BPL Telecom Ltd. to launch Web TV in India. According to unconfirmed reports, Microsoft will provide the software for Web TV's set-top box and Sanyo Electric will supply the box itself.
- TRIAL PUTS MICROSOFT PRODUCTS TO SLEEP. Katt, Spencer F. // eWeek;06/05/2000, Vol. 17 Issue 23, p106
Comments on Microsoft Corp.'s decision to cancel the unveiling of its Next Generation Windows Services (NGWS) product for fear that Judge Thomas Penfield Jackson's impending ruling on the company's antitrust case might overshadow the event. Microsoft's NGWS strategy; Possible termination of the...