OpenTV Sets Rollout Deal With Germanys PrimaCom


Mountain View, Calif.-OpenTV Inc. said PrimaCom AG, Germany's third-largest independent cable network, selected its interactive-TV applications for a new service rollout.

OpenTV applications that will be made available to PrimaCom subscribers include interactive pay-per-view, electronic commerce and Internet connectivity. PrimaCom will use OpenTV's third-generation operating system, "EN2."

PrimaCom plans to launch its first digital interactive-TV service, using OpenTV's software, in Leipzig this month. The services will then be made available to PrimaCom's 1.35 million-household customer base.