Definition - What does Intercast mean?
Intercast was developed in 1996 by Intel. Intel’s support for Intercast was withdrawn a few years later.
TV networks participating in Intercast were CNN, NBC, MTV2 (then M2) and The Weather Channel.
Techopedia explains Intercast
Intercast enabled users to watch TV and simultaneously view HTML pages in a separate window. Software could also be downloaded as part of the Intercast signal. Data complementing a TV program might include additional details about the TV program or additional news and weather data accompanying a news broadcast.
Several TV tuner card manufacturers bundled Intercast software with their product. Compaq even offered some computer models with built-in tuner cards along with the Intercast software.