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Microsoft sets its sights on Europe

The software giant is looking to take a greater stake in international cable markets to make sure its software plays a role in Europe's nascent set-top box market.

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The software giant is looking to take a greater stake in international cable markets to make sure its operating systems play a role in Europe's nascent set-top box market.

"Microsoft wants a seat in the new broadband environment, and they bought that seat."

- Jim Balderston, an analyst with market watcher Zona Research

 


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