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Voice-activated Android STBs for SKY Brasil

Media and entertainment technologist Technicolor Connected Home and DTH pay-TV operator SKY Brasil have confirmed the deployment of SKY Connect, a next generation set-top box (STB) that integrates Google Assistant…

Spain: Vodafone launches new TV 4K Pro STB

Spain: Vodafone launches new TV 4K Pro STB

Vodafone Spain is launching a new STB, the Vodafone TV 4K Pro. The device makes its debut in Spain, following its launch in France, with a Bang & Olufsen audio…

Forecast: Android TV shines as pay-TV market declines

Forecast: Android TV shines as pay-TV market declines

Android TV and Huawei’s HarmonyOS are set to dominate the coming years across both the shrinking footprint of operator set tops, and the ballooning number of smart TVs and connected…

Research reveals interest in rent-bundled broadband

Research reveals interest in rent-bundled broadband

Findings from research firm Parks Associates reveal 40 per cent of MDU (multi-dwelling unit) renters in US broadband households are interested in bulk broadband Internet bundled with their rent and…

Analysis: Strong growth for European smart home market

Analysis: Strong growth for European smart home market

The smart home market in Europe accounted for almost 23 million units in the first quarter of 2021 — growth of 25.6 per cent over the same quarter last year,…

Broadcom hit with FTC monopoly charge

Broadcom hit with FTC monopoly charge

The US’s Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has issued a complaint charging Broadcom with illegally monopolising markets for semiconductor components used to deliver television and broadband Internet services through exclusive dealing…

Technicolor voice technology STB integration

Technicolor voice technology STB integration

Entertainment technologist Technicolor Connected Home is integrating Google’s far-field voice technology into its latest generation of set-top boxes (STBs) which enables users to change channels, search for content and more…

5G Omni Outdoor CPE from Technicolor

Suggesting the solution is ideal for densely populated urban and suburban markets underserved by wired broadband access infrastructure, comms and media technologist Technicolor Connected Home has unveiled 5G Omni Outdoor…

INVIDI, Irdeto addressable solutions partnership

Addressable solutions company INVIDI Technologies and digital platform security specialist Irdeto are rolling out a ready-to-deploy integrated technology for pay-TV operators. Both companies will place an emphasis on the APAC,…

TiVo, NCC sign Master Services Agreement

TiVo, NCC sign Master Services Agreement

Entertainment technologist TiVo has signed a Master Services Agreement with US cable industry body the National Cable Television Cooperative (NCTC), which operates as a programming, broadband solutions and hardware purchasing…

Carbon Trust: 1hr streaming = 3 boiled kettles

Carbon Trust: 1hr streaming = 3 boiled kettles

The Carbon Trust, an independent organisation with a mission to accelerate the move to a sustainable, low carbon economy has published a white paper examining the carbon impact of streaming…

ATSC 3.0 middleware from Vewd

ATSC 3.0 middleware from Vewd

Noting that NEXTGEN TV is expected to reach 70 per cent  of all US residents by the end of 2021, and to help unlock this emerging growth opportunity for TV…

Technicolor claims 20m RDK broadband gateway deployments

Technicolor claims 20m RDK broadband gateway deployments

Service provider technologist Technicolor Connected Home says it has deployed over 20 million RDK broadband gateways for network service providers (NSPs) around the world. Starting back in 2016, Technicolor made…

BT unveils 4K HDR BT TV Box Pro

BT unveils 4K HDR BT TV Box Pro

Multiplay telco BT has unveiled the BT TV Box Pro, describing it as the TV platform’s most advanced set-top box. The box is designed to support the next generation of…

Research: 76% say tech has positive impact on TV sport

Research: 76% say tech has positive impact on TV sport

Instant replays, slow motion and the ability to rewind live TV are fans’ favourite innovations in sports broadcast, according to research commissioned by BT Sport. Meanwhile, teletext and waiting for…

Comcast: Video #1 Internet traffic driver

Comcast: Video #1 Internet traffic driver

According to US multiplay telco Comcast, video was the number one traffic driver for its Internet customers in 2020, accounting for 71 per cent of all downstream traffic over its…