The MSN® TV unit (http://www.msntv.com) of Microsoft Corp., a group that has pioneered delivery of interactive services to the TV, has announced the debut of the new MSN TV 2 Internet & Media Player, shipping now and due to arrive at major consumer electronic retailers across the country by mid-October. MSN TV 2 is the only product that brings premium MSN content, PC-stored digital media and e-mail to TV for a truly integrated Internet and media experience. MSN TV 2 is a broadband-home-network-enabled device manufactured by Thomson under the RCA brand. It includes a wireless keyboard and remote control and has an MSRP of $199.95 plus a subscription fee.1
"The new MSN TV 2 Internet & Media Player frees consumers from their home offices so that they can enjoy Web or PC-based photo slide shows, music or videos with their families in their living rooms," said Sam Klepper, general manager of MSN TV at Microsoft. "Our service is unique because it offers a vast array of entertainment, information and communication services, yet it is easy to set up and use. It is the result of eight years' experience developing and delivering interactive television services to consumers."
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News source: Microsoft Press Release