Wednesday, March 20, 2002 Charter Backs Away From Plans To Use Microsoft's TV Software "Charter had announced a relationship with Microsoft in November, stating that it expected to use the software company's technology in as many as a million homes over the next several years. But it didn't designate a software supplier when it announced plans for the high-profile set-top device last month. The box is being developed with digeo Inc., a television company founded by Paul G. Allen, the Microsoft co-founder who is also Charter's chairman." Includes handy chart showing ~$10B of MSFT investment in cable companies.

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