The move has been supported by German multiscreen software solutions provider 3 Screen Solutions (3SS) and Technicolor Connected Home as part of their continued partnership with Tele2.
Com Hem Tv Hub was the industry’s first major hybrid Android TV Operator Tier deployment, starting in 2018. Since launch, it has featured a 3SS-designed and deployed UI/UX with custom launcher based on the 3Ready product framework.
“We congratulate Tele2 for its ongoing commitment to innovation, and to providing best-possible experiences to subscribers,” said Kai-Christian Borchers, 3SS managing director. “This development is also significant in that it demonstrates that Android TV is future-ready, and that live, deployed services can be upgraded to comply with ongoing Android version updates. This means that operators choosing to base their next-gen TV services on Android TV can be confident that they can offer their viewers all the very latest Android features throughout a service’s lifecycle”
Mercedes Pastor, senior vice president for the Eurasia customer premises equipment business unit at Technicolor, added: “Android P introduces additional flexibility for service providers to create applications and customise UX/UI experiences for subscribers. We have integrated these capabilities in our STB portfolio, and this will allow operators to build new revenue-generating business models.”
Com Hem Group merged with Tele2 in November 2018.