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Sony raises stakes in the cable game

A new generation of set-top boxes and advanced gaming consoles from players like Sony and Sega plan to bring television and entertainment into the Internet age.

 

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The family TV is about to get a makeover. A new generation of set-top boxes and advanced gaming consoles from players like Sony and Sega plan to bring television and entertainment into the Internet age.

"This is clearly another step in realizing Sony's vision of the networked home."

- Howard Stringer, chairman and CEO of Sony Corporation of America

 


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