In the next few weeks, the Brilliant Digital Entertainment subsidiary plans to test a micropayment system that will enable content owners to charge for individual media files. Altnet CEO Kevin Bermeister was cautiously confident about persuading content owners of the benefits of digital distribution. "It is pointless launching the service unless we can populate the site with quality content," Bermeister said. "Video game publishers are at the stage where they are more able to publish online...Music distributors are progressing more cautiously, but we are making progress with independent artists."
ZDNet Australia's Jeanne-Vida Douglas reported from Sydney.
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