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ARRIS buys Pace for $2.1bn

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In a further consolidation of the broadband and pay-TV technology sector, ARRIS is buying Pace for $2.1 billion (€1.96 billion) in cash and stock. The acquisition is expected to be accretive to ARRIS Non-GAAP earnings per share in the first 12 months following the acquisition. Arris acquired the Motorola Home business from Motorola Mobility in December 2012 for $2.35 billion […]

Baze Technology, SmartLabs announce partnership

SmartLabs and Baze Technology AS are delighted to announce their partnership for the development of a state of the art infotainment solutions for maritime and offshore deployments. Baze’s latest solution, BazePort 6, will be launched at Nor-Shipping 2015 and includes in-cabin equipment from SmartLabs. Baze used the SmartSDK to integrate their market leading solution with STBs and HDMI sticks from […]

Amino certified for YouTube on TV

Amino’s latest range of IPTV/OTT devices now support YouTube on TV – allowing consumers to view videos from the online video portal full screen on their televisions.   The A150/A550 and Live Advanced Media Platform device series both completed certification approval recently and will now include the YouTube on TV HTML5 application.   An Amino API allows easy integration with […]

Infomir launches HEVC STBs

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Infomir has unveiled new HEVC Set-Top boxes: The high-powered MAG257 (successor to MAG254) with STiH301 processor, and the premium IPTV/OTT set-top box MAG350 featuring a Broadcom processor. Infomir has also launched a new version of its free Stalker Middleware that is even simpler and more convenient to use. The STBS will be shown at the TV Connect event in London […]

NBC Nigeria selects Inview for Freesat

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NBC, the National Broadcasting Commission in Nigeria has appointed Inview Technology to provide the national digital TV system, comprising set-top box software and integrated broadcast services over the digital terrestrial and satellite networks in Nigeria, branded as Freeview and Freesat. Its services include interactive advertising, push VoD, electronic programme guide (EPG), a range of broadcasting applications such as news, public […]

Broadpeak, Geniatech optimise Android STBs

Broadpeak, a provider of content delivery network (CDN) technologies and live and VoD servers for cable, IPTV, OTT, and hybrid TV operators, has announced that its nanoCDN technology has been integrated with the ATV1800 Quad Core Android TV box from Geniatech, providing cable and telecom operators with a cost-effective solution for delivering live OTT video content to millions of Android […]

WebTuner selects ALi STB chipsets

ALi Corporation, a set-top box chipset solution provider, and WebTuner, a provider of set-top and portable DVR products with a unified electronic content guide (ECG) for all digital content, have announced a design and development partnership for secure, high performance, next generation OTT, TV Extenders, and Hybrid STB solutions. WebTuner’s hybrid compact STB solution features its ECG running on ALi’s […]

Malaysia to give away 2m STBs

Malaysia’s government is planning to distribute 2 million DTT STBs free of charge to poorer consumers. Malaysia’s Communications & Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Shabery Cheek said the set top boxes would be given to peop0le who were already recipients of the 1Malaysia People’s Aid (BR1M) and e-Kasih poverty-eradication programmes. “One of the conditions agreed to between the suppliers and […]

Elemental for Comcast DVR

Elemental Technologies, asupplier of software-defined video solutions for multiscreen content delivery, hs revealed that Comcast has selected its video processing software to power encoding for the X1 DVR with cloud technology. “Video infrastructure is moving rapidly to IP and to software-defined video solutions running in virtualised environments on customer’s own networks,” said Dan Marshall, senior vice president of worldwide sales […]

Virgin extends TiVo partnership

UK cable MSO Virgin Media has extended its existing five-year partnership with next generation television specialist TiVo for a further three years. As part of the new agreement, Virgin Media has committed to the development of next-generation solutions from TiVo. Virgin Media launched the first set-top box incorporating TiVo software in 2010. Since launch, Virgin Media has installed TiVo enabled […]

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