Marvell powers SK Broadband IP STB
January 16, 2014
Marvell has announced a collaboration with SK Broadband, which has launched B TV Smart – an IPTV set-top-box with Google services in the Korean market.
B TV Smart is powered by Marvell’s ARMADA 1500 Plus system-on-chip (SoC) platform, a full HD media processor designed for a vast array of Smart video products. By leveraging the new ARMADA 1500 Plus, SK Broadband, one of the largest providers of broadband Internet access in South Korea, delivers a fully immersive, truly connected experience to its customers.
“We are excited to collaborate with SK Broadband, an innovative telecom company in the Korean market, as the company introduces Smart TV with Google services to its customer base,” said Winston Chen, Vice President of the Smart Home Business Unit at Marvell. “Consumers around the globe want to embrace the Connected Digital Lifestyle through high-performance and affordable solutions, and that is what SK Broadband is working to deliver. Marvell’s new ARMADA 1500 Plus is enabling SK Broadband to usher in a new era of Smart TV and deliver on the promise of a truly digital lifestyle.”
“SK Broadband is thrilled to work hand-in-hand with Marvell to launch new offerings with Google services built in,” said In-Chan Lee, Vice President of Marketing at SKBB. “The ARMADA 1500 Plus platform further separates us from the competition, and allows us to offer our consumers the most powerful and immersive Smart TV experience for today’s connected home.”