Microsoft's has finally launched MSN Video, its BBC iPlayer-style video site, where web users can watch episodes of TV shows.
The free video-streaming service today offers around 300 hours of television programmes and has content partnership deals with BBC Worldwide and All3Media, an independent production company. responsible for shows such as Shamelessand How to Look Good Naked and is currently in talks to sign other content providers such as ITV and Channel 4.
MSN Video will be in beta testing phase for approximately six months while the company tries to perfect the experience. If the service proves to be popular, it will be rolled out across Microsoft’s Xbox 360 video games console, Windows Mobile devices and on to TV screens in the living room via Project Canvas.
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