BT Selects Microsoft TV as Software Platform for TV Over Broadband in the United Kingdom - Jun 28, 2005 06:48 AM (PR Newswire)
BT Plans to Test Services in Early 2006
REDMOND, Wash. and LONDON, June 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: MSFT) and BT today announced BT's intention to use the Microsoft(R) TV Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) Edition software platform to deliver TV over broadband in the United Kingdom. The announcement further strengthens Microsoft's continued commitment to working with the world's leading network operators to bring next-generation television services to consumers.
BT plans to trial TV over broadband services powered by Microsoft TV IPTV Edition in early 2006, with delivery of a commercial service expected to begin in the summer of 2006.