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Amazon, Discovery, TELE System join HbbTV Association

The HbbTV Association, a global initiative dedicated to providing open standards for the delivery of advanced interactive TV services through broadcast and broadband networks for connected TV sets and set-top boxes, has announced that Amazon, Discovery and TELE System Digital have become members of the industry association. The three international players have joined the HbbTV […]

February 3, 2021

Zattoo HbbTV hybrid 4K set top

Zattoo has launched hybrid HbbTV software on its latest Android TV Operator Tier certified 4K STB. It says HbbTV on the Android box gives its operator customers the flexibility to benefit from the latest TV technology while continuing access to their existing features and functionality. The Android TV 4K set-top box has been deployed by […]

November 23, 2020

Study: HbbTV tops German platform reach

The open HbbTV standard, Amazon Fire TV and Samsung Tizen are the most common TV access methods in German living rooms, according to an updated study on platform reach from digital TV solutions specialist TeraVolt, compiled with the support of a twelve-member expert panel and market research institute Facit. In terms of actual usage, the […]

November 10, 2020

HbbTV Association publishes new specs

The HbbTV Association, a global initiative dedicated to providing open standards for the delivery of advanced interactive TV services through broadcast and broadband networks for connected TV sets and set-top boxes, has completed work on an update to its core specification (HbbTV 2.0.3). For the first time, and based on the experience garnered through millions […]

October 27, 2020

HbbTV releases Version 2020-2 of Test Suite

The HbbTV Association, a global initiative dedicated to providing open standards for the delivery of advanced interactive TV services through broadcast and broadband networks for connected TV sets and set-top boxes, is pleased to announce the publication of a new version of the HbbTV Conformance Test Suite. The new version is called v2020-2; it is […]

July 24, 2020

HbbTV Association adds 7 new members

The HbbTV Association, a global initiative dedicated to providing open standards for the delivery of advanced interactive TV services, has announcd that seven new companies have joined the industry association in the past 12 months. The new members are leading service providers, technology companies and platform operators Fincons Group, FreeWheel (Comcast International France), HiSilicon Technologies, […]

July 7, 2020

Grivet remains Chair of HbbTV Association

The HbbTV Association, a global initiative dedicated to providing open standards for the delivery of advanced interactive TV services, has announced that Vincent Grivet (Salto) has been re-elected as its Chair. Jon Piesing (TP Vision) remains the HbbTV Association’s Vice-Chair. Both mandates are for a two-year term. Xavier Redon (Cellnex Telecom) continues to serve as […]

June 2, 2020