Pace has further cemented its position on the digital TV technologies market in 2009 with profits of £69.9 million, a 405% increase on the £13.8 million of 2008.
Pace has moved into second place in the league table of leading set-top box suppliers. Independent research by Screen Digest has seen the Saltaire-based company overtake Technicolor, the former Thomson set-top division, to sit behind world leader Motorola.
IPTV platform BT Vision is offering subscribers a new hybrid DTT receiver and PVR with additional features designed to ease power consumption.
The Polish DTH platform Cyfra+ has introduced a new Pace PVR HD recorder.
Pace has entered the hospitality market with a new contract for its MultiDweller product. The Saltaire company has signed an agreement with Quadriga, which serves 400,000 hotel rooms across 50 countries in Europe and the Middle East.
IBC 2009 – Amsterdam. UPC Broadband is now rolling out a new generation of ‘green’ set-top boxes with its suppliers Cisco, Pace and Thomson.
IBC 2009 – Amsterdam. Pace has given details of what is expected to be the first DVB-T2 high definition receiver capable of receiving signals from the UK’s new terrestrial high definition service, Freeview HD.
Pace is to integrate the Rovi Connected Platform Solution into set-top boxes deployed in the United States, Canada and Latin America.