Posted by: kurtsh | April 14, 2013

NEWS: Ericsson to acquire Microsoft Mediaroom

imageSo we’re in the process of selling Microsoft Mediaroom to Ericsson. 

Microsoft Mediaroom is an array of technologies – not just one – it incorporates IPTV, console software & designs, & back-end server technology to deliver an end-to-end content delivery experience from provider to consumer.  In other words, it’s the set-top box, the datacenter technology that streams TV shows/movies, and the protocols used over TCP/IP.

This was something of a surprise to me… until I read these rumors, and it suddenly, if any of this is true, things became clearer:

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