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Microsoft is readying itself for a battle in the crowded TV space and reportedly plans to bring a subscription-based television service to its Xbox gaming console. According to Reuters, which cites sources familiar with the matter, the software giant wants to enter the US TV market alongside rivals Google, Apple and Netflix. …

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MSNBC?

Isn't Microsoft already in the US TV market with MSNBC?

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Not really

Microsoft only owns a minority share and that's probably due to GE(owners of NBC) not feeling like spending the money to completely buy them out of the deal.

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Don't tell comcast

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The best quality programming is on Public TV - where is it in MS plans?

With this proliferation of on-line TV, it seems the best is being left behind - the wasteland of American TV has few decent channels.

In Canada there are satellite channels that show TV programming from every province and territory which allows you to appreciate the differing hardships and challenges different communities face.

Unfortunately many of these on-line services will not be offering such variety of programming.

Of course, a challenge that has to be dealt with in Europe are the licencing fees - imagine what the Capita crowd will be up to accusing every computer owner of viewing TV and demanding their financial cut.

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So, where can I subscribe to...

"Antivirus for General Hospital"?

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