Club Internet to launch triple-play service with Microsoft TV

French Internet service provider Club Internet will begin offering triple-play services in France this month based on the Microsoft TV software platform.

Part of the Deutsche Telekom Group, Club Internet, will be the first of the group and among the first in the world to launch a triple-play offering that will be powered by the Microsoft TV Edition software platform.

Club Internet’s triple-play service will provide a complete digital television service together with voice and data services that soon will be supported by a set-top box with integrated hard disk from Linksys. The offering is HD- and DTT-ready. It will include a broad range of on-demand programming, broadcast channels and advanced DVR functionality, enabling consumers to control when and how they watch live and recorded TV.

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