A reduction in products shipped across satellite, cable and telco resulted in an 18% decrease in revenues within Technicolor’s Connected Home division in the final quarter of 2011.
A global partnership has been announced between advanced television services provider TiVo and the set-top developer Pace.
ADB has confirmed it is supplying its ADB-2840C high definition set-top box to Belgium’s VOO for its digital television services.
Cisco is considering a sale of the set-top box division it purchased from Scientific-Atlanta five years ago.
Virgin Media’s COO has defended the relatively slow rollout of applications onto the next generation platform, arguing that the cablenet would keep to heavyweight apps and not just fodder.
Catch-up content from the BBC and ITV will be made available in Sky homes during 2012. All five million homes with the Sky+ HD box will be able to connect their boxes to Sky Anytime+ through the internet, regardless of whether they have chosen one of Sky’s own broadband packages.
Hybrid set-top boxes are an increasingly important part of the worldwide set-top box market and In-Stat is predicting that over 100 million such devices will be shipped in 2015.