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Report: Drivers behind STB OS decisions

Set Top Box (STB) Operating System (OS) selection, design and deployment, is being impacted by the increasing importance of streaming, intensifying market competition and rising consumer desire for a better user experience, according to a report. Independently researched and produced by Caretta Research and sponsored by connected TV technology experts iWedia, part of the ZEGi […]

January 24, 2023

Echelon Studios brings a-z viewing to FAST TV

Echelon Studios, an independent production, distribution, and licensing company, has strengthened its presence in the Free Ad-supported Streaming TV (FAST) arena with a new content catalogue. Following the successful launch of several FAST channels under the ‘a-z’ brand in 2020, Echelon Studios has now added to its diverse library, with a growing lineup of 19 […]

December 13, 2022

Google TV carries VIDAA sports channels

VIDAA, a smart TV operating system and streaming platform, and a subsidiary of Hisense has announced an agreement for Google TV and other Android TV OS devices to carry VIDAA’s sports content, which includes FIFA+. As a long-term partner of VIDAA, Tremor International, an end-to-end digital advertising technology platform specialised in Connected TV, video, and […]

December 2, 2022

Pearl TV, iWedia NEXTGEN TV programme

Pearl TV, the coalition of US broadcast companies transitioning to broadcast technology standard NEXTGEN TV, and iWedia a provider of software solutions for connected TV devices, have launched a fast-track programme that adds new ATSC 3.0 A/344 interactive features. The programme accelerates and streamlines the path for adoption of  NEXTGEN TV technology by consumer electronic […]

September 9, 2022By Colin Mann

Bally Sports+ to launch on Sept 26

Diamond Sports Group, a subsidiary of Sinclair Broadcast Group, has announced its direct-to-consumer streaming service, Bally Sports+, will officially launch across all 19 Bally Sports regional sports network brands (RSNs) on September 26. “Today is a significant step for the RSN industry as we offer local sports fans across our Bally Sports footprint a new […]

August 17, 2022

Now TV Android TV box powered by Amino

Amino, the global media and entertainment technology solutions provider, has collaborated with Now TV, the pay-TV service in Hong Kong and the media entertainment arm of HKT, to integrate its IPTV service with popular OTT services such as HBO GO and Netflix. Derek Choi, Managing Director, HKT Home, said: “We are thrilled to introduce Now […]

June 21, 2022

Hong Kong: Now TV introduces Now H1 Android TV box

Now TV, the media entertainment arm of HKT, has launched Now H1, a smart device that runs on the Android TV smart operating system (OS) and enables Now H1 users to enjoy a world of entertainment with Now TV movies, drama, sports and edutainment, as well as all their favourite personal apps from Google Play. […]

May 24, 2022

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

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

Orange Android TV solution powered by Zappware

Orange Belgium has launched its next-generation TV service using Zappware’s NeXX 4.0 ecosystem. Zappware provided its Android TV Operator Tier solution, unlocking DVB-C channels and OTT streaming content in an integrated user experience – all Orange branded and customised to the operators’ specific needs. This solution aims to bring the ultimate user experience to the […]

March 31, 2022