Dow Jones News Service via Dow Jones
January 24, 2000
Microsoft Pact For Content, Svc On Demand To PCs, TVs

CULVER CITY, Calif. (Dow Jones)--Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) entered a strategic alliance with Intertainer Inc. to deliver entertainment products to consumers through Intertainer's broadband service.

Terms weren't disclosed.

In a press release Monday, Microsoft said the companies plan to accelerate widescale deployment of Intertainer's content-aggregation service, providing consumers with on-demand entertainment.

The companies will deliver new releases and classic films, music, television programs and shopping through personal computers and televisions over Intertainer's service, which utilizes digital subscriber lines and cable.

Intertainer's service provides a way to get movies, music and television on a personal computer or television.

-Sam Favate; Dow Jones Newswires; 201-938-5400