UPC cablecom has announced “numerous improvements” to its Horizon entertainment platform.
Liberty Global is preparing to take its Horizon platform into the cloud following a successful demo in London.
Liberty Global said that there are now 270,000 Horizon boxes in use in The Netherlands and Switzerland. Introduction in Germany and the Irish Republic is scheduled to happen in the next few months.
Dutch cable operator UPC has postponed the planned firmware update for the Horizon set-top.
Some markets in Central and Eastern Europe are unlikely to see Liberty Global’s Horizon TV product before 2016 at the earliest.
Digital TV customers of UPC Netherlands will be able to choose their mediabox and will not be forced to take a Horizon STB.
UPC Netherlands is planning a major software update and a new remote control for the Horizon Mediabox.
Streaming live video portal Zattoo plans an app for upc cablecom’s Horizon platform in the near future.
UPC cablecom has completed the modernisation of the network in Italian-speaking Switzerland.
Connected software solutions provider Ocean Blue is launching their Horizon HbbTV solution at TV Connect in London.