Microsoft and Thomson agree on set-top boxes

August 9, 2004

Microsoft and Thomson have entered into an agreement to develop a broadband home-network-enabled version of Microsoft’s MSN TV Internet receiver.

The new system is a complete overhaul of the existing device and service based on standard Microsoft technologies. It incorporates new advanced technology from Thomson. The product will be available through major retailers in time for the 2004 holiday shopping season.

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