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Microsoft to debut 'Diamond' TV service tomorrow?

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 06 Jun 2011 0:42 User comments (7)

Microsoft to debut 'Diamond' TV service tomorrow? One day until Microsoft's E3 keynote, the recurring rumor seems to be that the company will unveil the Xbox Live 'Diamond' TV service.
Codenamed "Orapa," the service will merge Xbox Live with Microsoft's mediaroom IPTV service.

Additionally, the company is expected to better integrate Zune music and video services to the new platform.

The software giant will charge a monthly fee to become a "virtual cable operator" via the Xbox 360.

Although unconfirmed obviously, the TV service is expected to be U.S.-only.

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7 user comments

16.6.2011 4:52

Hope it's cheaper than foxtel(on xbox live) in Australia! Because they signed an agreement witgh M$, we now have to pay 4 times as much to use an on-demand service (In addition to the cost of the data itself!) Why would anyone bother with those prices?

I hope Diamond isn't US only... (or if it is we can get to it with the new paypal arrangement)


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AustralianGameMods.Webs.com

26.6.2011 6:10

"The software giant will charge a monthly fee to become a "virtual cable operator" via the Xbox 360."

Ofc.. did anybody think they would not..??

Nothing's Free when it comes to MS..

36.6.2011 6:52

Is this story for real? I mean it says there will be better integration with Zune? Why would anyone care? It was discontinued and not sold anymore.

46.6.2011 9:31

Originally posted by SomeBozo:
Is this story for real? I mean it says there will be better integration with Zune? Why would anyone care? It was discontinued and not sold anymore.
Zune is their music and movies platform, not the Zune media players.

56.6.2011 18:57

Quote:
DK1979

Nothing's Free when it comes to MS..


Wake up, nothing's free in this life period.

66.6.2011 22:16

Originally posted by Interestx:
Quote:
DK1979

Nothing's Free when it comes to MS..


Wake up, nothing's free in this life period.
Your opinion and mine, as well as everyone else's is free, both to give and take :)

711.6.2011 10:43

Originally posted by SomeBozo:
Is this story for real? I mean it says there will be better integration with Zune? Why would anyone care? It was discontinued and not sold anymore.
Still living in windows phone.

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