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Liberty Latin America selects TiVo

TiVo has announced that Liberty Latin America, a telco operating in over 20 countries across Latin America and the Caribbean, has selected TiVo’s Next-Gen Platform to bring cutting-edge innovations to…

Irdeto Trusted Home boost for IoT Security

Consumer demand for IoT devices is growing rapidly as they look to make the most of connectivity and the smart home. However, the increase in IoT devices also increases the…

ruwido drives personalisation

ruwido drives personalisation

Input device and interaction mechanism specialist ruwido is rethinking the remote control. Instead of a device with a button to turn on the TV, the future remote control is about…

CommScope, Altice France Smart Media Device

Communications and media technology provider ARRIS (now part of CommScope via acquisition) has confirmed that multiplay operator Altice France is collaborating with CommScope to bring a personalised connected home experience…

Study: Surge in use of pirates STBs amongst Filipinos

A study of the content viewing behaviour of Filipino consumers, revealed that 34 per cent of consumers use a TV box which can be used to stream pirated television and…

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…