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Stofa selects iWedia for Android TV 4K STB

March 28, 2017

Colin Mann @ TV Connect

iWedia, a provider of software solutions for TV devices to service operators and consumer electronics manufacturers, has announced that its Teatro-3.5 solution for Android TV STB has been chosen by Stofa to operate its next-gen TV box.

Stofa, the second largest cable TV and triple play operator in Denmark, and a subsidiary of the country’s third largest energy supplier, SE, provides a broad selection of television and pay-TV offerings, high-speed broadband, and telephone services to its customers.

Teatro-3.5 is a complete software solution for STB operated under Android TV. It is based on iWedia ANDROID4TV framework which extends Android TV with broadcast and multicast Pay TV functionalities implemented as input modules of the Android TV Input Framework (TIF). In the Stofa context, Teatro-3.5 complements Android TV 7.0 Nougat, is integrated with a Conditional Access Systems (CAS), and operates a quad cable tuners 4K STB provided by Korean manufacturer Kaon Media.

“We are honoured and delighted to have been selected by Stofa to provide the software of their next-gen Android TV box,” says Nikola Teslić, CTO at iWedia. “Thanks to Teatro-3.5 Stofa can use Android TV as a vehicle for their own premium services and provide their subs with the best out of both worlds”.

The new TV box is set for an autumn launch.

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