For the last 10 years or so, Microsoft has come out early in the year with statements about its carrier market position and goals for how it would like to strengthen that position. At times, it may have sounded like a broken record (Does everyone know what a "record" is?), but the software giant's various moves have led to $2 billion in carrier revenue posted for 2007, so it must be doing something right.
Still, most of that take is from traditional software and applications, and now Microsoft's main goal is to grow revenue from new initiatives--not only IPTV, but service creation and management.
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