Another news roundup

Mon, 12/10/2001 - 7:00pm
Anne Kerven

ExciteAtHome faces another hearing in bankruptcy court this morning at 9:30 PT, a spokeswoman says. Friday, a bankruptcy court postponed a decision on the company's $355 million in contracts with cablecos until this morning. …

Microsoft Corp. VP of Windows digital media unit Will Poole previewed the 3G streaming platform technologies slated to be included in Microsoft's next version of Windows Media Technologies. Code-named Corona, the technology introduces Fast Stream, giving an instant-on and always-on function. The first of the Corona technologies, Windows Media Services in Windows .NET Server, is immediately available for beta testing, the company says. …

BroadJump partnered with gaming company NCsoft, allowing operators to automatically market NCsoft's game, Lineage: The Blood Pledge at the point of high-speed installation, a spokeswoman says. The service will use BroadJump's ChannelDirect to market content and applications. …

KVH Industries just released its TracVision S3 satellite TV antenna, designed for RVs, trucks and motorhomes. The system integrates DVB technology and automatic satellite acquisition, which identifies and acquires satellite signals from a range of DirecTV and DVB-compatible satellites, the company says. It's compatible with KVH's TracNet Mobile Internet Server and mobile DirecPC Internet service. …


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