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ITV supplier PowerTV Inc. just got the license to provide its digital set-top software platform to 6 million cable TV set-top boxes in North America, or more than 50 percent of the subscribers in the 100 largest systems, the company says.

The PowerTV Operating System, presently being deployed by Scientific-Atlanta in more than 140 cable systems, the company reports, includes a solution for the two-way networked set-top box; support for industry standards for application content and communication; standard portable architecture; and remote upgrades through software downloads.

Cupertino, Calif.-based PowerTV develops systems software solutions, applications and services for digital interactive cable TV.

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