Marvell joins forces with SK broadband to deploy IPTV STB with Google ServicesWednesday, January 15th, 2014
Marvell Joins Forces with SK Broadband to Deploy Smart IPTV Set-Top Box “B TV Smart” with Google Services in the Korean Market
- Powered by Marvell’s innovative ARMADA 1500 Plus Platform, Korean Telecommunications company SK Broadband introduce B TV Smart IPTV set-top box
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Expanding its leadership in the Smart Home ecosystem, Marvell (NASDAQ: MRVL) today announced a collaboration with SK broadband (KOSDAQ: 033630), who has launched B TV Smart, an IPTV set-top-box with Google services in the Korean market. B TV Smart is powered by Marvell’s ARMADA® 1500 Plus (88DE3108) system-on-chip (SoC) platform, a revolutionary Full HD media processor designed for a vast array of Smart video products. By leveraging the new ARMADA 1500 Plus, SK Broadband, one of the largest providers of broadband Internet access in South Korea, delivers a fully immersive, truly connected experience to its customers.
“We are excited to collaborate with SK Broadband, an innovative telecom company in the Korean market, as the company introduces Smart TV with Google services to its customer base,” said Winston Chen, Vice President of the Smart Home Business Unit at Marvell. “Consumers around the globe want to embrace the Connected Digital Lifestyle through high-performance and affordable solutions, and that is what SK Broadband is working to deliver. Marvell’s new ARMADA 1500 Plus is enabling SK Broadband to usher in a new era of Smart TV and deliver on the promise of a truly digital lifestyle.”
“SK Broadband is thrilled to work hand-in-hand with Marvell to launch new offerings with Google services built in,” said In-Chan Lee, Vice President of Marketing at SKBB. “The ARMADA 1500 Plus platform further separates us from the competition, and allows us to offer our consumers the most powerful and immersive Smart TV experience for today’s connected home.”