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M7 Group integrates TV platforms into smart TVs

M7 Group has announce it will integrate its TV platforms into smart TV sets from a number of manufacturers, enabling direct access by viewers with the user interface appearing in the platforms’ branded design. The solution is based on the integration of the M7 channel mechanism FST (Fast Scan Tables), full compliance with the M7 […]

May 10, 2022

NEXTGEN TV: Programme, platform initiatives

Pearl TV, the coalition of US broadcast companies transitioning to broadcast technology standard NEXTGEN TV, otherwise known as ATSC 3.0, and fabless semiconductor company MediaTek have launched ‘FastTrack to NEXTGEN TV’, a programme that accelerates and streamlines the path for adoption of NEXTGEN TV technology by consumer electronic makers producing smart TVs and related devices […]

April 20, 2022By Colin Mann

ADB strengthens cooperation with MediaTek

ADB, aprovider of advanced systems for pay-TV and telco operators, has again selected MediaTek as a chipset provider for its new hybrid DVB / IPTV and OTT set-top box (STB) platforms. The ADB devices, designed for pay-TV operators, will be equipped with the high performance MT5751A (K8) SoC from MediaTek, a specialist in developing innovative […]

February 8, 2022

Nokia, partners claim 5G speed record

Nokia, China Mobile (CMCC) and MediaTek have successfully verified what they say is the world’s first 3 Components (3CC) Carrier Aggregation (CA) technology in Shanghai, China. The test reached a new record of approximately 3Gbps in peak user downlink throughput. The move will enable communication service providers to deliver higher throughputs and better coverage to […]

January 28, 2022

NEXTGEN TV highlights industry momentum

The coalition of US broadcasters transitioning to digital television standard NEXTGEN TV has applauded the plans announced during CES 2022 by Hisense and MediaTek, and new field test data recently achieved by Sony Electronics at the ‘Motown 3.0 Open Test Track’ in Detroit, Mich. This testing by Sony’s HES-A engineering team further explores receiver options […]

January 6, 2022By Colin Mann

DivX sues TCL over streaming patents

Chinese television manufacturer TCL is being sued by DivX over alleged patent violations.  The action has been lodged at the US International Trade Commission in Washington, DC. DivX owns numerous patents focused on video codecs and including MPEG-4 Part II, H.264/MPEG-4 AVC and HEVC Ultra HD codec. The case specifically refers to TCL’s 43” Class-4 […]

December 1, 2021By Chris Forrester

Forecast: 2022 a new era for wireless innovation

ABI Research forecasts that 2022 will represent a key year for wireless connectivity innovation as Wi-Fi 6, 6E, and Ultra-Wideband adoption accelerates across a growing number of end markets. The technology intelligence firm says that next year Wi-Fi 6 will reach well over 1.5 billion annual chipset shipments, while 6 GHz enabled Wi-Fi 6E chipsets […]

November 24, 2021

MediaTek offers improved 8K SoC

Taiwan-based smart-home technology company MediaTek and fabrication plant TSMC (Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co) have unveiled what they say is the world’s first 7-nanometer 8K digital TV flagship system-on-chip (SoC), the MediaTek Pentonic 2000. Built with TSMC’s N7 advanced process technology, the MediaTek Pentonic 2000 offers “unparalleled performance and power efficiency with features including powerful artificial […]

November 24, 2021By Chris Forrester

Vewd selects MediaTek for Vewd for Automotive

Vewd, a provider of OTT software solutions, today announced that MediaTek’s Autus I20 (MT2712) chipset was selected as the first reference platform to power Vewd for Automotive, a white-labelled, cloud-managed content aggregation and monetization solution for in-vehicle infotainment equipment providers and car manufacturers. MediaTek’s customer base, streaming ecosystem partnerships, and strong technical capabilities make it the strongest supplier […]

October 21, 2021

Verizon C-band spectrum speed success

US multiplay telco Verizon is continuing to prepare for 5G Ultra Wideband expansion across its newly-acquired national footprint of C-band spectrum. In a recent lab trial, Verizon worked with Ericsson and MediaTek to aggregate C-band spectrum with mmWave spectrum, achieving speeds of 4.3 Gbps in the trial. “The depth of our spectrum portfolio, now the […]

May 6, 2021