Category archives for: Home Network

Comigo partners with Broadpeak

Comigo, a multiscreen TV platforms, and Broadpeak, a CDN technology provider, have unveiled an integrated solution that allows IPTV operators to deliver live TV services to TV screens, mobile devices, smartphones, and tablets, in addition to personalised content, advanced social capabilities, and content-related interactive apps. Using the integrated solution that combines Comigo’s Android-based STB solution and Broadpeak’s nanoCDN technology, the […]

AirTies boosts Sky Deutschland Anytime

Following similar successful projects with both Sky UK and Sky Italia, advanced wireless and OTT/IPTV technology specialist AirTies Wireless Networks has confirmed that it is supplying its Wireless Connector SC201 to Sky Deutschland. This gives German customers the opportunity to stream content from the Sky Anytime service to the Sky+ HD Set Top Box over Wi-Fi. Sky Deutschland originally launched […]

Videocon d2h offers full 4K line-up


India’s Videocon d2h pay-TV operation has issued a line-up of 4K programming for its imminent launch. A lot of Indian viewers will want to tap into next week’s coverage of the ICC Cricket World Cup, with many of the key matches being captured in 4K and carried in partnership with Star India which is the official ICC broadcaster. But there’s […]

Kabel Deutschland converges broadcast, IP and OTT


Kabel Deutschland (KD), Germany’s largest cable operator, is partnering with Cisco to create a next generation video service that converges search, recommendation and viewing in a personalised, multi-screen, cloud-powered platform, which it claims is the industry’s first comprehensive video-hub for the home. Subscribers can access all the video they consume through a single immersive user interface which works across all […]

4K STB from DISH

US satellite pay-TV operator DISH Network is claiming it is the first to launch a 4K ‘Ultra HD’ set-top box. Named the 4K Joey, the unit is designed to integrate easily with DISH’s Hopper Whole Home HD DVR system. DISH says that unlike other 4K pay-TV options which are confined to an app on select TVs, the DISH 4K Joey […]

Samsung Smart TVs to be powered by Tizen

Samsung has revealed that all of Samsung Smart TVs in 2015 will be equipped with its new platform built around the Tizen operating system. According to Samsung, Tizen, a standardised open-source platform, enables flexibility with even more content and devices, allowing developers to easily create compatible content, while connecting users to a world of limitless entertainment possibilities. “Building our Smart […]

Broadband CPE shipments to reach 151.9m

Worldwide broadband customer premise equipment (CPE) shipments are expected to reach 151.9 million by the end of 2014, according to findings from ABI Research. “The residential gateway segment continues to grow at a rapid pace: ABI Research expects global shipments will grow more than 9 per cent in 2014,” comments Jake Saunders, VP and Practice Director. Although DSL and cable […]

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 […]

DLNA intros VidiPath

The Digital Living Network Alliance has launched the VidiPath Certification program for retail CE products supporting the organization’s subscription TV content-viewing Guidelines. Guidelines have been given the new consumer-friendly VidiPath brand name, which was chosen so that subscription TV customers can more easily find products that best suit their needs for seamlessly enjoying their providers’ content on multiple device platforms […]

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