Thanks to an FCC filing from Comcast, IMS Research, has learned that the small, privately held firm of Boxee, with no external lobbying budget, appears to have almost single-handedly brought Comcast, the largest cable operator in the world, to the negotiating table over basic-tier encryption, and has apparently won everything it was looking to get.
ANGA Cable 2012 – Cologne. Turkey based CE manufacturer Vestel and Beenius, a provider of interactive TV middleware, will present the new Android set-top box with Beesmart middleware.
Sky is introducing a series of changes to its EPG, the first major upgrade since the launch of its HD EPG early in 2009.
Vector Capital Corporation has tabled an alternative to the JP Morgan-backed capital increase at set-top manufacturer Technicolor.
Technicolor has confirmed that it has filed for insolvency on its troubled set-top box facility in Angers.
Technicolor is planning a capital increase of up to €158 million as the set-top developer looks to strengthen its balance sheet as part of the Amplify 2015 strategic roadmap.
Shares in Technicolor have been suspended from the French stock exchange ahead of a meeting of the company’s board of directors on Wednesday afternoon.
EchoStar Technologies will continue to supply the international cable market following the announcement that it will cease development of its Aria platform.
Strong has been selected by the Ukrainian State Committee for Television and Radio Broadcasting to supply DTT receivers to needy sections of the country’s population.
Technicolor CEO Frederic Rose has confirmed he is in talks with a number of companies to take a stake in its loss-making set-top box business before the end of the year.