Tag Archives: Set Top Boxes

Set top box shipments increase

The global set top box market grew to over two hundred million units last year. The market was given the added boost of over fifty million households worldwide switching to digital.. more
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ONO to partner with TiVo

The Spanish cable television company ONO has announced a partnership with TiVo, in a similar deal to the one recently announced by the UK cable TV provider Virgin Media. ONO announced.. more
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Humax to fix Freeview set-top-boxes

One downside to the digital switchover is that occasionally the set top box may pick up a fault. This could mean intermittent issues or, in the worst case scenario, it may.. more
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Pay TV pirates stopped by STMicroelectronics Chip

Recently Virgin Media has had a problem with set-top-boxes being altered so that the user can receive more services without paying for them. For pay-TV operators this pirating is serious worry, as most of the time they are unaware that it is occurring. However, STMicroelectronics.. more
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Astro picks Pace for HD STB deal

While the Saltaire-based set top box manufacturer Pace is riding high on the back of some great financial results, business goes on with the company signing a deal that will mean its set top boxes being sold in Asia. It has been announced the Malaysian.. more
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Pace partners with M7 for HD project

The UK-based set top box manufacturer, Pace, has announced that it has signed an agreement with the M7 Group which runs CanalDigitaal, TV Vlaanderen and TeleSAT in the Benelux region of Europe. Pace will be providing the pay-TV company with the latest HD TV set.. more
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TVonics putting eggs in one basket

With the launch of the first HD set top box for the Freeview digital TV platform it seems that one equipment manufacturer, TVonics, is preparing to jump into the Freeview HD market feet first, in order to capitalise on the expected market growth. The company.. more
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Pace set top box targets reached

The Yorkshire based set top box maker, Pace, has announced that it is on track to reach the targets laid down by the company’s management for last year’s trading. Currently the City is expecting Pace to announce sales of £1.12 billion, £80 million of pre.. more
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Hybrid STB launched by Humax

The set top box maker Humax has been very busy recently and this time a deal has been struck between the firm and the client software provider ANT. The idea behind the deal is to produce one of the first Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HBB.. more
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Fetch TV announces partner programme

As part of its plans to bring the Fetch TV service to the UK, IP Vision has announced a partner programme that will help the service to appear in third party set top boxes. IP Vision will be introducing the new partner programme from next.. more
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