ALi Corporation, an STB chipset provider and Videocon d2h, India DTH (operator recently announced their strategic integration for the development of the next-generation HD digital STB.
The SoC solution offered by ALi Corp. is the top-tier set-top box SoC of its generation for HEVC segment integrating all the latest enhancement technology for performance, security, and flexibility while remaining cost-effective for the India market. The solution is fully pre-integrated and pre-validated with the software ecosystem of Videocon.
“To maintain our market leadership and capture expansion opportunities in India, it is crucial that we provide our subscribers high quality and affordable set-top boxes that enable differentiating features such as high-definition video, a variety of VAS, middleware support and content security. Upon detailed review, we selected ALi Corp. as our next-generation platform and strategic partner in SoC domain. Their current products, teams, partners and upcoming roadmap provide us confidence that we will serve our subscribers well and the partnership will help us tap into additional revenue opportunities.“ said Mr. Saurabh Dhoot, Managing Director of Videocon.
“ALi Corp. has a proven record in delivering high-performing and competitive STB chipset solutions,” said Willis Chang, Vice President of ALi Corp. “The decision of adopting ALi Corp. SoC platforms by Videocon further acknowledges the technological capacity and regional presence to provide right solution to operators looking for optimal combination of features, security and cost.”
The joint solution by ALi Corp. and Videocon signifies the next phase of TV digitalization in India where SD-to-HD conversion takes place, as well as the efforts and dedication from both parties in this regional market.