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[CNET] Intel Now testing 'Black Box Project' Streaming TV Service

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As CNET earlier reported, Intel in late March started conducting closed trials of its Internet TV service and set-top box with company employees in three West Coast markets. We've now learned more about that test program, code-named the "Black Box Project."

Currently, more than 2,000 Intel employees in Northern California, Arizona, and Oregon are testing the product in their homes, people familiar with the matter told CNET. That number could "grow substantially," one person said, with new testers being added every day.


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Wonder if this will be any good.
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Sounds so ominous biggrin.gif

but seriously I hope they don't dedicate die space for this in future cpus
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If they can get local channels on the same platform then I'd switch instantly. I only watch about 5 cable networks. Would be nice to just pay for those without all the other garbage.
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If they can get local channels on the same platform then I'd switch instantly. I only watch about 5 cable networks. Would be nice to just pay for those without all the other garbage.

My understanding is that its not a budget alternative to traditional cable.

Its supposed to be a premium alternative.

Meaning I highly doubt you will be able to cherry pick channels and save money.
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