on Microsoft, but apparently the complex technology may not be ready to be delivered over Internet lines that aren't fast enough. Poor picture and sound quality were to blame for Swisscom's delay, plus problems with integrating IPTV with set-top boxes and DVRs. If that's not enough, companies are encountering legal roadblocks as well. SBC and Verizon want legislation passed that will allow them to sign statewide franchise agreements instead of having to reach agreements with hundreds of municipalities which is a process that could take years. On top of all these problems, companies like SBC have to obtain licensing deals for programming. A spokesperson for SBC has declined to say whether SBC has actually secured any licensing deals as of yet.