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TiVo profit from damages

TiVo reported a record profit for the third quarter ended October 31, of $100.6 million, but that was based mainly on the $105 million in damages the company received from…

Amino buys Tilgin STB business

IPTV platform supplier Amino Communications is to acquire Swedish vendor Tilgin AB’s IPTV set-top box (STB) division in a £2.5 million (€3.17m). The company says the purchase of Tilgin IPTV,…

UK tops digital TV, HD and DVR league

Ofcom’s third International Communications Market Report into the £876 billion (E1,100bn) global digital communications market finds that UK consumers are getting a good deal for their money when buying communications…

STB shipments to peak in 2012

The global market for set-top boxes will grow gradually over the next few years, then will peak at around 110 million shipments in 2012, according to a report from ABI…

Rising DVR use will hit DVDs, not TV

The rising popularity of digital video recorders seemed to spell doom for prime-time TV because the technology lets viewers skip ads, but a study has shown DVRs are probably replacing…

ADB to supply DVB-T DVRs to Grundig

ADB to supply DVB-T DVRs to Grundig

Advanced Digital Broadcast (ADB) has confirmed it will supply its latest DVB-T digital video recorder platform for the Norwegian market under its agreement with Grundig. The DTR 8860 VOD is…

Freesat+ PVRs in November

The first PVR to carry the Freesat+ brand will go on general sale in the UK next month. The Foxsat-HDR has a 320GB hard drive that can store up to…

Digital Video Recorder boom

The DVR/PVR sales boom is finally happening. Equipment prices have fallen rapidly – so much so that many platforms feel comfortable about offering subsidized or even free boxes. Operators want…

Set-Top Box Market to Remain in Flux

Although Set-Top Boxes (STBs) have been around in one form or another for more than 30 years, the industry is far from settled down. Whether looking at the technology or…

UK STB sales on the up

Volume sales of Set Top Boxes grew to 4.9 million in the year ending April 2008 in the UK, increasing from 4.1 million the previous year. Value sales also grew…