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CommScope, Orange Moldova STB partnership

CommScope, a global player in home network solutions, has partnered with Orange Moldova to provide their subscribers with the latest generation of set tops powered by Android TV designed to provide both live television and premium streaming services. With the launch of the Orange TV Box 4K, Orange Moldova will offer their subscribers the next […]

April 28, 2022

Airties acquired by Providence Equity Partners

The Board of Airties has accepted acquisition terms offered by Providence Equity Partners (PEP), a specialist in growth-oriented investments in media, communications, education and technology. Terms of the deal were not revealed. Founded in 2004, Airties is a provider of cloud-based managed in-home Wi-Fi solutions, serving Internet service providers (ISPs) with a combined footprint in […]

April 27, 2022By Chris Forrester

Report: Smart home devices market grew 11.7% in 2021

The global market for smart home devices grew 11.7 per cent in 2021 compared to 2020 with more than 895 million devices shipped, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Smart Home Device Tracker. Notwithstanding the market volatility due to the pandemic and its impact on supply chains as well as demand-side shocks, IDC […]

April 27, 2022

Data: Big screen dominates Super Bowl streaming

The latest Plume IQ, a monthly reveal of data-driven intelligence and customer-focused insights from personalised communications services provider Plume, explores the increase in data consumption across streaming devices on Super Bowl Sunday, the highest-viewed American television broadcast event of the year. The data shows that the TV ‘big screen’ still dominates this big day for […]

April 20, 2022

Bouygues Telecom partners with iWedia on Bbox 4K HDR

iWedia, a provider of software components and solutions for TV devices for major service operators and consumer electronics manufacturers, has worked with French service provider Bouygues Telecom to develop and deploy its new Bbox 4K HDR set-top box. Bouygues Telecom is one of the largest network service providers in France with over 26.2 million fixed […]

April 13, 2022

CommScope, Orange Belgium partnership

CommScope, a global player in home network solutions, has partnered with Orange Belgium to provide its subscribers with the latest generation of set tops powered by the Android TV operating system (OS) designed to provide both live television and premium streaming services. “There is no doubt that the viewing habits of our subscribers have evolved […]

April 5, 2022

Technicolor, Bouygues Telecom team for 4K STB

Technicolor Connected Home has partnered with Bouygues Telecom – the network service providers in France with over 26.2 million fixed and mobile subscribers – to develop and deploy an Android 4K UHD STB integrated with Wi-Fi that delivers video experiences for consumers across the French market. The flexible open platform, called Bbox 4K HDR, allows […]

March 25, 2022

TalkTalk rolls out new 4K TV Box

The new TalkTalk TV 4K Box is available on new and existing fibre plans, offering a selection of UHD entertainment for £4 a month. The new 4K TV Box offers more choice for TalkTalk TV customers, giving access to more than 70 channels and on-demand players through the Netgem TV interface, with more apps and […]

March 21, 2022

Singapore court orders illegal streaming site blocking

The Asia Video Industry Association’s Coalition Against Piracy (CAP) has commended the Singapore High Court for granting an Order to block 30 illegal streaming sites and almost 150 associated domains responsible for the distribution of considerable quantities of illegally streamed content in Singapore. The Order was obtained by CAP members, BBC Studios, Discovery Communications, LaLiga, […]

March 1, 2022By Colin Mann

Allente launches next-gen Android TV service

3 Screen Solutions (3SS) and KAONMEDIA have announced that Nordic pay-TV giant Allente has launched its next-generation super-aggregated TV services for Scandinavia on an Android TV STB, supporting DTH satellite, IPTV and OTT. KAON BCM72180 PVR STBs (set-top box) will be available to Allente’s 1 million+ subscribers, enabled by KAON middleware, NAGRA Media CAS, Broadcom […]

February 22, 2022