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Irdeto, Amlogic, Skyworth partner on hybrid STB

Irdeto has partnered with Amlogic, a fabless semiconductor company, and Skyworth Digital, an STB manufacturer, to launch a production-ready hybrid STB reference design under Google’s Android TV programme. This provides…

NAGRA, SDMC, Amlogic collaborate on Android TV solution

NAGRA, a Kudelski Group company and independent provider of content protection and multiscreen television solutions, together with SDMC, a professional Google-certified company for Android TV smart STBs, and Amlogic, a…

BBC, Sky content and technology partnership

Sky and the BBC have agreed a new partnership that will see the two broadcasters collaborate across content and technology. As part of the wide-ranging partnership, the BBC iPlayer app…

TiVo expanding entertainment options

TiVo expanding entertainment options

TiVo is set to expand the functionality of its TiVo+ platform which launched last month. “There is an opportunity to expand the base of consumers using the TiVo experience, and…

Looper Insights launches SEE for STB

Looper Insights, the VoD optimisation company for the film and television industries, has launched Looper Insights SEE for STB, a set-top box-specific solution for VoD optimisation. Studios and stores can…

EU bars Broadcom exclusive TV chip deals

The EU has ordered Broadcom to halt exclusivity deals with six TV and modem makers for up to three years while EU antitrust authorities investigate whether these agreements have an…

IDC: Consumer tech-spend $1.7 trillion this year

IDC: Consumer tech-spend $1.7 trillion this year

Consumer spending on technology is forecast to reach $1.69 trillion (€1.53tn) in 2019, an increase of 5.3 per cent over 2018. According to the latest Worldwide Semiannual Connected Consumer Spending…

CommScope expands partnership with Foxtel

CommScope expands partnership with Foxtel

CommScope has announced its continued partnership with Foxtel, Australia’s leading pay-TV operator, to bring The New Foxtel Experience to subscribers across the country. The New Foxtel Experience leverages CommScope technology…

beoutQ ISD seller convicted

beoutQ ISD seller convicted

A retailer in London has been convicted at the City of London Magistrates’ Court for selling illegal streaming devices (ISDs) which gave access to unauthorised Premier League broadcasts and other…

Research: Sneaky fees ramp up cable bills

Research: Sneaky fees ramp up cable bills

Among all the sneaky, add-on fees that plague American consumers these days, none are more common than those lurking in their cable bills, according to the consumers advice body Consumer…

Confusion over new Court victory for TiVo

TiVo won another important patent victory over Comcast in a New York court on October 2nd. However, there is confusion over comments – and promises – made in the court.…

StarHub TV completes fibre migration

StarHub TV completes fibre migration

Singapore multiplay operator StarHub has confirmed the completion of its cable-to-fibre migration for its TV and broadband services. “Over the past 10 months, StarHub assisted hundreds of thousands of customers…

TiVo+ and TiVo EDGE unveiled

TiVo+ and TiVo EDGE unveiled

Entertainment technology and audience insights specialist TiVo has revealed TiVo+, its new video network and TiVo EDGE, which it describes as its most advanced device ever for home entertainment viewing.…

Wireless mini-decoder from Canal+

French pay-TV operator Canal+  has unveiled its mini-decoder, an HD version of the Canal+ set-top box. The mini-STB will allow its subscribers to take advantage of its packages in all…

Irdeto secures Airtel Xstream 4K STB

Bharti Airtel, India’s largest telco, has selected Irdeto to securely deliver content on its new Airtel Xstream 4K Hybrid Box, powered by Android. The new STB, based on Android 9.0,…