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MSN Launches MSN TV Box and Content

The new MSN TV 2 Internet & Media Player has been formally launched…it is a broadband-home-network-enabled device manufactured by Thomson under the RCA brand. It includes a wireless keyboard and remote control and has price of $199.95 plus a subscription fee for the content/services…

MSN TV 2 will be available nationwide at major consumer electronic
retailers including Best Buy, Circuit City Stores Inc. and CompUSA, as well as online through Amazon.com and Microsoft.com, beginning this week. Subscription packages range from $9.95 monthly or $99.95 annually for users who connect through their own broadband service to $21.95 monthly or $199.95 annually for dial-up users.

AP: Users will not be able to watch movies downloaded from the Internet or listen to songs purchased from legitimate online services, such as MSN’s own music store, until next year, when copy-protection software is added to the receiver

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