Advanced Television


South Africa STB scheme again delayed

The numerous delays and excuses affecting the distribution of South Africa’s digital terrestrial TV set-top boxes have been affected by a new excuse: flooding. The recent floods, which severely affected the KwaZulu-Natal region and other parts of the country’s Eastern Cape, have been cited as being responsible for the slow distribution of converter boxes. The […]

June 27, 2022By Chris Forrester

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

Fetch unveils new Mighty PVR

Fetch TV has begun rolling out its latest Set-Top-Box (STB), the Mighty Gen 4 Personal Video Recorder (PVR). The Mighty Gen 4 PVR is powered by the latest in chipset and Wi-Fi technology, and represents an upgrade to the very popular Mighty Gen 3 PVR. Fetch also upgraded its puck offering with the introduction of […]

May 2, 2022

Haivision introduces P2P video delivery

Haivision, a provider of business-critical, real-time video streaming and networking solutions, has announced that its Haivision Media Platform (HMP) solution for corporate IPTV, live and on-demand video content now supports peer-to-peer (P2P) video delivery to Haivision Play Set-Top Boxes (STBs) and web browsers. The new Haivision P2P feature extends the global reach of enterprise content […]

April 21, 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

Orange premieres deep sleep mode with SoftAtHome

SoftAtHome, an independent software company for broadband, video, and analytics, is a central contributor to one of the world’s first Wi-Fi 6E operator box launches with Orange’s new Livebox 6. The new Livebox 6 allows Orange to provide the best Wi-Fi experience in terms of bandwidth and latency available today. The box brings Wi-Fi 6E, […]

April 8, 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

WISI, Verimatrix launch the Professional ABR Receiver for hospitality networks

WISI, a global player in carrier-grade video technologies, and Verimatrix, a specialist in powering the modern connected world with people-centered security, have announced the immediate availability of the first-to-market Professional ABR Receiver. The Adaptive Bitrate (ABR) Receiver allows video operators to connect multiscreen video to linear networks, so that operators can launch new ABR services while […]

March 31, 2022

GTPL Hathway launches GTPL Genie

GTPL Hathway Limited (GTPL), the Indian Digital Cable TV and Broadband Service provider, has launched GTPL Genie – Hybrid Android TV Set Top Box which offers the convenience of Live TV channels and OTT Apps at an attractive bundle price starting at effective rate of ₹459 per month. GTPL Genie combines the strength of traditional Cable […]

March 28, 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