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TiVo now on Cogeco Cable

Advanced television service TiVo has added to its roster of broadband cable operator clients, with the experience now available in Canada from Cogeco Cable. In Ontario markets where it operates, Cogeco Cable Canada will now offer Cogeco TiVo Service, the ultimate personalised home entertainment experience. “Cogeco TiVo Service will be a game-changer in the cable market in Canada” commented Louise […]

India’s DISH TV to build STBs

India’s largest DTH platform is to start building its own set-top boxes. The main benefit, apart from controlling its production and supply demands, seems to be to save import duties, as well as to boost profit margins on today’s imported devices. Jawahar Goel, MD at Dish TV, speaking at the broadcaster’s recent financial results event, said he hoped the taxation […]

CASBAA: Content strategies “Beyond the Box”

The second day of the annual CASBAA Convention, 2014, saw speakers across technology, advertising and content industries take a more in-depth look at how to adapt to a future ‘Beyond the Box’. As the broadcast industry moves into new forms of content delivery such as digital streaming and over-the-top services, the convention aimed to discuss these changes and how to […]

Roku powers Sky Deutschland Online TV Box

Roku and Sky Deutschland have entered into a strategic agreement using the Roku streaming platform for the development of the Sky Online TV Box. Sky Online (see story above) will be available in the coming months through the Sky Online TV Box, which will also have access to the online video library Snap. Sky Deutschland is the second international pay-TV […]

Pace receives Minerva certification

Pace has announced that its IPTV STBs including its Whole Home DVR system, have been certified by Minerva to meet the stringent requirements of their Minerva IPTV middleware platform. Minerva’s platform is one of the most widely deployed IPTV service management solutions in the industry. The open nature of the platform enables operators to choose from a broad selection of […]

Sigma, SoftAtHome team for IoT deployment

Sigma Designs, a provider of intelligent system-on-chip (SoC) solutions for Smart TV, Smart home and IP-based STBs, and SoftAtHome, a provider of home operating platforms enabling convergent services for the digital home, have formed a new partnership to accelerate IoT deployment by integrating the Z-Wave radio protocol into home gateway software. The partnership creates an advanced IoT integrated gateway solutions […]

HGI announces new direction

HGI, the global organisation for publishing requirements for the Smart Home, has announced at Broadband World Forum 2014 that it will be taking a new direction as it moves towards its tenth anniversary and continues to define the enabling platforms and APIs, enabling service providers to achieve the smart home of the future. The major re-launch will see HGI work […]

Quantenna and SoftAtHome partner

Quantenna Communications, a specialist in high performance Wi-Fi, and SoftAtHome, provider of home operating platforms enabling convergent services for the digital home, have formed a partnership to deliver the next generation of wireless home networks. This partnership covers multiple areas of innovation focused on Wi-Fi and home networking, including: · SOP7 by SoftAtHome as the latest embedded software platform now […]

STB market hits $4.8bn in Q2 2014

Market research firm Infonetics Research has released excerpts from its Q2 2014 Set-Top Boxes and Pay TV Subscribers report, which tracks IP, cable, satellite, and DTT set-top boxes and OTT media servers. “The global STB market is in a

MobiTV network DVR for Deutsche Telekom

MobiTV, a global player in enabling delivery of live and on-demand multi-screen TV services, is powering new cloud recording capabilities of Deutsche Telekom’s Entertain to go streaming service. Entertain to go delivers live and on-demand programming across screens in and out of the home. With the enhancement of cloud recording, customers can now also view personally-recorded programs on laptops, tablets […]

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