The software can be found in more than 11 million set-top boxes.
The challenge will be to actually get users on board with yet another set-top box.
It's not clear yet when and how they'll replace the set-top box.
A digital television service which you can access by buying a set-top box.
But even if the set-top box is not the answer, Malone will just wait until the next one appears.
But, in practice, he said, the quality of the set-top boxes and other gear was poor.
So I spend 10 minutes punching it into the set-top box.
Perhaps the most significant addition to the set-top box in recent years has been the digital video recorder.
He said set-top boxes resulting from the effort would not appear before the summer of next year.
Although I should be able to buy a set-top box of my own, nobody will sell me one.