3 Screen Solutions (3SS) is forecasting the worldwide penetration of its technology in 2021 will be double that seen in 2020.
The Stuttgart-based company that provides software solutions for set-top boxes and multiscreen entertainment currently has eight next-generation Android TV projects in train for major operators in EMEA, North America, Latin America and Asia Pacific.
Its current deployment pipeline will total at least 25 million homes by end-2021, representing a more than a twofold increase on 2020’s 10 million deployed homes total.
“The Android TV OS is now truly mainstream, and operators around the world are building their next-generation TV offerings on it,” said Kai-Christian Borchers, Managing Director, 3SS. “We are extremely proud that so many have chosen our 3READY Product Framework, in particular the 3READY Custom Launcher enabled by Android TV Operator Tier, to help them create hybrid and OTT entertainment services people really love.”
Included in the total are active EMEA deployments – such as for Proximus, Com Hem (Tele2) and Allente (formerly Canal Digital) – along with others which will go live in the coming weeks.
There are also additional recently acquired as-yet-unannounced customer projects.