The growth in customer numbers for Android TV has slowed over the last 18 months as Google aims to consolidate by scaling the middleware platform up and promoting revenue generation among its existing operator base.
MediaKind has enhanced its cloud-native MediaFirst TV Platform with features enabling operators to define and deploy competitive services more quickly.
MediaKind has launched Mediaroom Play, a new client addition enabling operators to deploy set top boxes (STBs) running on Android TV.
During the DTV transition, we chief engineers in the Kansas City market joked about broadcasting the most popular cable channels on our new ATSC 1.0 digital subchannels and running the local MVPDs out of business. Station owners weren’t interested because ATSC 1.0 had no provisions for subscriber broadcasting. ATSC 3.0 does.
MediaKind, the video technology company spun out of Ericsson in 2018, has claimed credit for its customer Altice Portugal’s MEO becoming the country’s leading pay TV service with 39.8% of subscribers.
3 Screen Solutions (3SS), a German provider of software for set top boxes (STB) and multiscreen entertainment, and Skyworth Digital, a maker of connected home products, have integrated their technologies to create a new STB platform to accelerate Android TV service launches.