The German media authorities want to find out whether the user interfaces of smart TV sets and set-top-boxes comply with the principles of transparency, non-discrimination, equal opportunities and user autonomy.
ZTE Corporation will unveil its 4K-capable Android TV set-top-box (ZXV10 B860H) at Broadband World Forum 2016.
STMicroelectronics will discontinue the development of new platforms and standard products for set-top-box and home gateway.
The interactive start-up screen Sky Home which German pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland launched on the digital receivers of its DTH satellite subscribers in January 2014 is now also available to cable customers.
The global installed base of conditional access (CA) clients in set-top boxes is expected to exceed 1 billion units for the first time in 2014.
KartinaTV, a provider of Russian television to overseas viewers, is going to provide its services based on SmartLabs STBs.