"The move signals a departure from Microsoft Corp.'s WebTV
concept, which was embraced by Rogers in July, 1999, when the
world's largest software company made a $600 million equity
investment in the Toronto-based cable giant.
Analysts said Rogers Interactive TV, launched last November on
Microsoft's WebTV software platform, may be upstaged by what
appears to be a faster and more flexible service that's based on
the rival Linux operating system.