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TV surfing: Risky business

Still considered a nascent market, the business of Internet access through boxes that sit atop TV sets is already undergoing a shakeout.

Still considered a nascent market, the business of Internet access through boxes that sit atop TV sets is already undergoing a shakeout. From hardware and software to the monthly service rates, competition is getting brutal.

Is WebTV's rate hike premature?
news analysis At a critical time for the TV Internet access business, analysts question WebTV's surprise move to raise its monthly rate.

AOL's stock hits new high
America Online's stock jumps more than 6 percent to a new high for the year as competitors WebTV and AT&T increase their Net access fees.

TCI keeping Microsoft at arm's length
Tele-Communications Incorporated is seeking to limit Microsoft's clout by also using Sun and Sony for its next-generation TV set-top cable boxes.

NetChannel bailed out--for now
Employees return to work after NetChannel receives a financial bailout from its investor group, but its problems are far from over.

AT&T limits flat-rate Net hours
ISP WorldNet is revising its formerly unlimited service, charging its flat-rate customers additional fees beyond 150 hours a month.

WebTV Plus raises rates $5
WebTV Networks is the latest Net access provider to raise its monthly rates, charging more for its upgraded service.