CNET has gone public on this, so I can post it......
Windows Media Center continues overseas march
Microsoft plans to announce on Monday that its Media Center operating system is moving into new countries, even as the software maker works to make the entertainment software more ready for prime time.
After launching the operating system in the United States and Korea, Microsoft has slowly been introducing it in more countries. The company is set to announce Monday that the operating system will reach Australia, Austria, Italy, the Netherlands and Switzerland by the end of the year. [more]
Yes, you have read right - Australia will have Windows Media Center in the local market before the end of the year!!!!!