ABOX42, a provider of IPTV & OTT Smart STBs and services, is supplying its advanced STB platform for the new Dutch IPTV service Sparql. Sparql is a service of Dutch company Cambrium, which is also known for its ISP Tweak. Sparql subscribers will be equipped exclusively with the ABOX42 M12 smart STB which gives them amongst others access to up to 69 TV & 90 radio channels, VoD services and optional network PVR functionality and which is prepared for new services like HbbTV and Smart TV applications.
The new IPTV service Sparql offers a nationwide independent TV platform in the Netherlands, which delivers IPTV and Radio channels including VoD services via conventional DSL as well as fiberglass. The service was launched by Tweak, a DSL and fiberglass network operator offering Internet, TV and telephony.
“We are excited having found with ABOX42 a partner providing us with an innovative IPTV Set Top Box platform for our new TV service solution, which is not only offering latest technology on the hardware side, but also provides a complete solution to manage the Set Top Boxes in the field, which is more and more important for modern operators“, Gerrit de Munck, Director at Cambrium, said. “ABOX42´s innovative IPTV Set Top Box platform enables us to roll out our TV service project easily and in a short project cycle and to offer our clients amazing new TV features.”