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Availability of Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 will reach 20 additional markets
Posted on 10-Mar-2005 18:34. | Tags Filed under: News.

Microsoft Corp. will introduce Windows XP Media Center Edition-based PCs this year in 20 new markets, broadening the global reach of Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 to more than 30 countries and 17 languages by the end of 2005.

Currently more than 90 PC manufacturers worldwide and nearly 7,000 system builders are shipping a wide variety of Media Center PC designs in 13 countries.

Today, Media Center PC users can access more than 30 content and partner services across the globe via the Online Spotlight feature of Windows XP Media Center Edition. Online Spotlight provides a convenient, central location where consumers can discover and enjoy the latest online services and software designed for Windows XP Media Center Edition. Many Online Spotlight partners are already offering services in multiple markets, including CinemaNow, MSN Music, Napster, Reuters and powered by Loudeye. Recent additions to Online Spotlight include TVTonic video on demand by Wavexpress Inc., and Autozine.

In addition, Reuters today announced that its Interactive News Channel, already offered in the United Kingdom and United States, is now available in Germany and France, with plans for availability in more markets later this year. And Australia's Telstra has announced availability of its BigPond gaming content for customers using Windows XP Media Center Edition-based PCs.

By year's end, Windows XP Media Center Edition-based PCs will be available in the following additional locations: Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Hong Kong, India, Ireland, Mexico, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Singapore, Slovakia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan and Turkey.

Windows XP Media Center Edition-based PCs are currently offered in Australia, Austria, Canada, China, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Korea, Netherlands, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and the United States.

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