WorldGate Communications Inc. said it signed a multiyear deal with Canadian
MSO Cogeco Cable Canada Inc. to deploy its Internet TV service.
Cogeco will test the WorldGate service during the fourth quarter in an
'initial staged launch,' and eventually offer the product to its digital-cable
subscribers in subsequent quarters, WorldGate said. The MSO has systems in
Quebec and Ontario.
WorldGate's service includes Internet access through the TV, electronic mail
Cogeco plans to offer WorldGate through Motorola Broadband Communications
Sector 'DCT-2000' digital set-tops. The MSO has deployed 108,000 of those