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Viaccess-Orca secures Orange Android TV STB

Viaccess-Orca secures Orange Android TV STB

Viaccess-Orca (VO), a global player providing OTT and TV platforms, content protection, and advanced data solutions, has announced that Orange Spain has deployed a new Android TV set-top box secured…

Initiative targets illegal streaming services

Initiative targets illegal streaming services

In July 2019, investigators from UK intellectual property protection organisation FACT (Federation Against Copyright Theft) and UK law enforcement agencies attended sixteen premises across the UK serving Cease and Desist…

Analyst: WiFi dominates in-home net connectivity

Analyst: WiFi dominates in-home net connectivity

The success of Wi-Fi technology is confirmed in new research from Strategy Analytics showing that nearly five billion home Wi-Fi devices are now in use around the world. Furthermore, the…

Midco chooses TiVo’s Next-Gen Platform

TiVo has announced that Midco, a US regional cable provider, has selected TiVo’s Next-Gen Platform to give its subscribers a superior entertainment discovery experience. In business for nearly 90 years,…

ARRIS, TDS Telecom to deploy Android TV set-top

ARRIS (now part of CommScope) and US -based TDS Telecom have announced plans to deploy an Android TV set-top solution for the TDS Cloud TV Platform called TDS TV+. TDS…

Vodafone Portugal unveils new 4K STB

Vodafone Portugal has introduced a new set-top box with 4K resolution for its Vodafone TV service, featuring a voice control option via Bluetooth and a simpler user interface. The voice…

Qatar welcomes WTO challenge to ‘Saudi piracy’

Qatar’s Ministry of Commerce and Industry has welcomed the significant progress in Qatar’s dispute settlement proceedings against Saudi Arabia in the World Trade Organization (WTO), but warns that firm action…

TiVo extends agreement with Shaw

TiVo extends agreement with Shaw

Shaw Communications has entered into a multi-year extension of its agreement for TiVo’s i-Guide and its intellectual property (IP) licence, and expanded its Rovi patent portfolio IP licence to also…

netgem.tv integrates Amazon Alexa Video Skill APIs

netgem.tv integrates Amazon Alexa Video Skill APIs

Internet TV streaming service netgem.tv has integrated Amazon Alexa Video Skill APIs into its TV boxes, which it says simplifies the viewer experience by making content searchable and controllable by…

Italy: €50 subsidy for DVB-T2 compatibility

Italy’s Ministry of Economic Development has established guidelines for the provision of subsidies to buy TV sets and decoders compatible with the DVB-T2 HEVC/MPEG-4 standards. The total budget is €151…

Infomir presents the MAG425A 4K Android TV STB

Infomir presents the MAG425A 4K Android TV STB

Infomir, a Ukrainian manufacturer of IPTV/OTT set-top boxes (STB), has announced on its website the release of MAG425A, the new flagship product running Android TV 8.0 to rival the devices…

RDK deployments top 50m

RDK deployments top 50m

RDK Management has shared details about the adoption of RDK open source software used to power customer-premises equipment (CPE) from video and broadband services providers worldwide. “Service providers around the…

Weather Channel’s Shull named TiVo CEO

Weather Channel’s Shull named TiVo CEO

Dave Shull has been named as TiVo’s new President/CEO. Ragu Rau who has been in the CEO’s chair as temporary chief executive takes on the role as Vice Chairman of…

Increased options for Tata Sky subs

Increased options for Tata Sky subs

In an interesting take on the selection of ‘favourite channels’ on a STB, Tata Sky in India is offering subscribers a new set of options when they own several STBs.…

TiVo to split

TiVo has been talking about its “strategic review” for some time. The results are now in and the decision is that the business will split into two entities: a product-based…