Altibox is the latest service provider to be swept up by the Android tide as it deploys the platform for IPTV services in Norway and Denmark accessed by over 600,000 households.
Further evidence of Android TV’s continued rise in TV OS market share has come with endorsements from Bahrain Telecommunication Company (Batelco), the country’s incumbent telco, and Russian operator Beeline. Batelco has developed a TV application on its legacy AOSP (Android Open Source Project) set top boxes with a more powerful and intuitive graphical layout than before. Customers can now manage any multimedia content distributed over the Batelco IPTV network, which has about 2 million subscribers and over 200 channels.
Synamedia, the video software vendor spun out from Cisco’s Service Provider Video Software Solutions Group (SPVSG) in 2018, is majoring on defenses against streaming piracy and unauthorized credentials sharing at CES 2020 in Las Vegas, also featuring monetization, cloud DVR and quality of experience.
3 Screen Solutions (3SS) has teamed up with Media Distillery and XroadMedia to develop a platform for delivering personalized linear TV services via Android TV.
Swisscom’s upgraded TV service is a bold play to seize control of the digital home and repel invasion from the big tech players with the help of an in-house developed voice assistant.
Edgeware, a Swedish provider of content preparation, unicast CDN and streaming technology, is collaborating globally over sales and technology with French vendor of multicast ABR and LTE Broadcast media streaming products.