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DirecTV on a PC update... kinda

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#1 OFFLINE   mhammett



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Posted 12 November 2008 - 09:52 AM

I asked when DirecTV would be supported in Media Center. MS responded (well, the final and most informative response):

Dear Mike Hammett,

Thanks for your patience. I have performed lots of research on my side and
communicated with the related team for this special issue.

I am really sorry to say that we are still in the developing process and
the exact date is still unsure. However, I have some additional information
that might be helpful:

Microsoft launched a Protected Broadcast Driver Architecture which
provides Media Center's ability for Premium Pay TV as a solution.

It will be a connection standard of Media Center for content provider.

For more information, you can refer to:

Protected Broadcast Driver Architecture (PBDA) Specification (Version 1.3)
Updated: November 3, 2008

Mike, if you have any concerns about this special issue, please feel free
to let us know and we will help to feedback your suggestion to the
corresponding department.

If anything I can help with, please let me know.

Best Regards,

Jacky Zhou
Microsoft Online Partner Support
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Does anyone know anything about this driver?

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#2 OFFLINE   Stuart Sweet

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Posted 12 November 2008 - 09:57 AM

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