Asia Express - Data Communications
Vee Time, Microsoft Join Hands for IPTV Service in Taiwan
October 29, 2010
Taiwanese WiMAX carrier Vee Time and Microsoft jointly released the IPTV (Internet Protocol Television) service VeeTV in Taiwan, according to an October 26, 2010 report by the China Times of Taiwan. With the adoption of Microsoft's Mediaroom 2.0, VeeTV allows users to watch TV programs on TVs with STBs (Set-To-Box), PCs, Smartphones, and other Internet-enabled devices running on Windows operating system. Vee Times said that currently 780,000 subscribers are covered by the Mediaroom platform, and the company expects that the number of subscribers will reach approximately 1.5 million by the first quarter of 2011 with the introduction of the new service, according to the same source.