Category archives for: STB

India’s JainHits selects ARRIS

JainHits, India’s HITS-based Direct to Network (DTN) service – the digital cable TV distribution platform in India, selected set-tops from ARRIS’s HMC portfolio to deliver digital video services across the nation.  According to The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI), India is set to witness digitalisation of approximately 100 million homes by the end of this year. Currently, JainHits offers […]

RealNetworks multi-screen media streaming on Inspur STBs

RealNetworks and Inspur Americas have announced a joint demonstration in booth 1624 at Cable-Tec Expo (SCTE). The two companies have unveiled the Inspur set-top box HMG-1200 outfitted with RealHome Media Portal, providing cable, satellite and IPTV customers with multi-screen viewing of TV, OTT media and user-generated content. RealHome Media Portal, from RealNetworks, is a multimedia hub embedded in set-top boxes […]

‘Miami’ box brings 4K

French telco Bouygues Telecom is testing 4K transmission using its ‘Miami’ hybrid set-top box. The Android-based box blends all incoming source signals from the basic IPTV head-end transmission as well as live DVB broadcasts, OTT and Internet on Demand source material.  It can also handle 4K signals. The 4K Ultra-HDTV signals are full 3840 x 2160 pixel in size, and […]

Russia’s Kartina orders PeerTV HEVC STBs

PeerTV, the TV over the OTT technology solutions provider, has received the first order for its latest quad core High Efficiency Video Coding  (HEVC) standard set top boxes from Russian specialist pay per view TV operator Kartina in a deal expected to be worth approximately $1.2 million. The new technology will mean content can be streamed using 50 per cent […]

HBO GO online video STB-enabled

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Cloud-based software platform specialist ActiveVideo is enabling services that for the first time seamlessly integrate premium online content with linear and on-demand channels on existing pay-TV set-top boxes at scale. By virtualising STB functionality (vSTB) in the cloud, pay-TV and online video providers can partner to deliver both the full content libraries and the rich HTML5 user interfaces of premium […]

Vidmind, Hisense, V2 hybrid Android STB

Vidmind, which enables new virtual TV operators to launch a full blown OTT Pay-TV service, is officially unveiling Vidmind V2, the new version of its Hybrid Android STB for virtual operators at the IBC conference. The STB was designed by Vidmind and was manufactured by Hisense, the number one TV and STB brand in China. The product will be deployed […]

SmarDTV extends Conax licence

SmarDTV has announced that it will introduce a new range of innovative CI+ modules, and has extended its licence and cooperation agreement with Conax to include set-top boxes. SmarDTV will introduce a CI+ 1.3 module that is compliant with the latest generation of the Conax Contego and Conax Conformity testing, ensuring high quality protection for all Conax customers while enabling […]

Deutsche Glasfaser selects ABOX42 SmartSTB for fibrenets

ABOX42 GmbH, a leading supplier of OTT, IPTV and Hybrid SmartSTB platforms, today announced that Deutsche Glasfaser GmbH, the leading German fiber-to-the-home (FttH) network provider, selected the ABOX42 M-Series SmartSTB platform including the ABOX42 advanced DVB feature set for its ‘DGTV’ service. The DGTV service will include around 100 SD channels, 50 HD and 100 radio channels. The service will […]

Vodafone Germany, Cisco 4K STB

Cisco is collaborating with Vodafone Germany to develop Germany’s first 4K capable set-top box, which is being demonstrated at the IFA 2014 show in Berlin. The Ultra-HD next-generation offering will be available to subscribers within the first half of 2015 and will be the basis for all TV receivers available from Vodafone in the future. The Cisco Videoscape MediaHighway set-top […]

Amazon Fire TV in UK, Germany

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Amazon’s streaming box, Fire TV, will launch in the UK on October 23rd and in Germany on September 25th. The device, which allows users to access on-demand TV, apps and smartphone content as well as games, debuted in the US in April. The Fire TV box be pre-ordered in the UK for £79 (€100) – with Amazon Prime members able […]

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