Microsoft Adds Latin American Deployments


Microsoft TV announced two new deployment deals for its
interactive-programming-guide software in Mexico and Costa Rica.

The company said PCTV in Mexico, with 1.8 million subscribers, will take
Microsoft's IPG and "DCT-5000-level" advanced software later this year.

CableTica, a Costa Rican cable operator, will also launch the IPG.

Additionally, Microsoft said, Megacable, Mexico's largest MSO, and
CableVision Monterrey, another Mexican cable operator, will launch the IPG and
Microsoft TV Advanced later this summer.