Microsoft has been investing in interactive TV for more than a decade, but as of this month, the company can finally say it has a million customers.
Right now, there about 1 million set-top boxes running Microsoft's Mediaroom IPTV software. In the coming weeks, Microsoft said it expects to also have more than 1 million homes using its software. (The difference between homes and set-top boxes stems from the fact that some customers have more than one set-top box).
There are a lot of reasons why unit CTO Peter Barrett expects the IPTV effort to start paying off even … Read more