XGEM, one of Europe’s largest vendors of set-top boxes and TV-related accessories, and German smart TV portal solutions provider NetRange have joined forces for XGEM’s upcoming generation of Philips set-top-boxes.
The German media authorities want to prevent that the financially strongest broadcasters secure the top positions in the TV channel listings of TV sets and set-top-boxes while smaller and local players end up with less favourable slots.
German fibre-optic network provider Deutsche Glasfaser has selected set-top-boxes from ABOX42, a German supplier of OTT, IPTV and hybrid receivers, for its new IPTV platform.
Vodafone Deutschland will double the highest internet speed offered by its cable subsidiary Kabel Deutschland to 200Mbps in November 2014.
Switzerland’s national telco Swisscom has selected iWedia, a Swiss company specialised in integrated software solutions for television devices, to provide the software for its new Swisscom TV 2.0 Android IPTV set-top-box.