Advanced Television


CommScope streamers join Netflix DaVinci programme

CommScope, a global player in home networks, has announced that its upcoming RDK-based VIP73xx streaming solutions will be included in Netflix’s new DaVinci scaling partner programme. Netflix’s scaling programme provides CommScope with the ability to reduce the effort of integration and time-to-market to launch Netflix services on its RDK devices. The programme’s aim is to […]

December 10, 2021

Amino launches operator ready RDK-V

Amino, the global media and entertainment technology solutions provider, has become an RDK Video Accelerator (RDK-VA) member and now has RDK-V devices and software systems ready for deployment. The first device to receive RDK-VA certification will be the R180. The R180 is one of the first devices to be powered by RDK on the next-generation […]

November 9, 2021

RDK DT’s broadband gateway software platform

RDK Management has confirmed that open source software platform RDK is being deployed as the global software platform for broadband gateways (i.e. modems/routers) throughout multiplay telco Deutsche Telekom’s fibre, DSL, and cable footprints. RDK standardises core functions used in broadband, video, and IoT connected devices. By standardising these functions, service providers can develop and deploy […]

October 7, 2021

Report: 25% of global advanced STBs running on Android TV

At Q2 2021, the Android TV middleware could be found on around 26 per cent of the global advanced set-top box installed base (around 5 per cent of total boxes, including legacy devices) reports Dataxis. Although striking, this figure hides a disputed position: the share of Google’s platform in the total advanced installed base actually […]

September 21, 2021

Manchester tech firm selected as global training provider for RDK

A British tech training provider that is pioneering training courses in a virtual reality science and tech campus is providing global training for one of the fastest-growing software technologies in the world. Manchester-headquartered Credersi, which was co-founded by CEO Andy Lord and tech angel Darren Coomer, will build and develop a unique global training programme for RDK. The […]

September 13, 2021

RDK, DTVKit announce mutual membership

DTVKit, a global shared source software company, has announced it is welcoming RDK Management, an open-source consortium that manages RDK’s software platform globally, as their latest member. Both companies have become key contributors in the industry providing accessible software and platforms used in broadband, video and IoT connected devices. DTVKit’s DVB Core is now officially […]

July 16, 2021

Technicolor claims 20m RDK broadband gateway deployments

Service provider technologist Technicolor Connected Home says it has deployed over 20 million RDK broadband gateways for network service providers (NSPs) around the world. Starting back in 2016, Technicolor made an early and leading commitment to provide RDK-B software to broadband network service providers and has seen rising demand every year since. “Technicolor Connected Home […]

June 10, 2021

RDK surpasses 80m device deployments

RDK Management has announced details about the continued adoption of RDK open source software used to power customer-premises equipment (CPE) from broadband and video service providers worldwide. “With more than 80 million device deployments, RDK adoption continues to accelerate and serve as the foundational software platform for service providers across their various OEMs and network […]

May 5, 2021

RDK-ready Synamedia Gravity unveiled

Video software provider Synamedia has unveiled Synamedia Gravity, describing it as an industry-first managed service that makes it easier for operators and service providers to offer their small to medium business (SMB) and residential customers a richer suite of advanced broadband and video capabilities. It comprises pre-integrated applications and advanced services for Wi-Fi, routing and […]

April 28, 2021

Synamedia Go SaaS suite unveiled

Video technology provider Synamedia has unveiled Synamedia Go, a modular suite of data-driven SaaS services which it says provide a frictionless way for pay-TV operators and OTT/D2C streaming providers rapidly to augment and create value from their technology platforms. Based on a flexible, ‘add and go’ architecture, each service is designed to achieve a significant […]

March 17, 2021By Colin Mann