SPB TV Android TV box certified by GoogleMonday, September 18th, 2017
AMSTERDAM — IBC 2017 — The technological solution of SPB TV company Android TV set-top box certified by Google. The official agreement was signed at the international exhibition IBC 2017 (Amsterdam).
Currently, the number of installations of SPB TV applications on mobile devices has exceeded 70 million worldwide, most of them are Android users. SPB TV is the developer of such platforms as MTS TV, Lebara (Great Britain), Amediateka HBO, Velcom and others. Based on years of experience in developing software for content broadcasting and attracting leading experts in hardware, SPB TV is successfully entering the market of large screens with its own software and hardware solution SPB TV Home M2. This is the first certified Android TV set top box of the Russian production. The solution was created “from scratch” and has 2 international patents. The product development strategy assumes both the attraction of new b2b and b2c customers, and the transition of existing mobile users to the consumption of high-quality content on a large screen.
The set top box is based on the latest generation multimedia chip AmLogic S905X. AmLogic and SPB TV are strategic partners. To date, only two officially certified set top boxes implemented on the AmLogic S905X are on the world market.
“We see the demand for a high-quality software and hardware solution for these projects, so we decided to bring our own console on Android TV to the international b2b and b2c market. First of all, we plan to take advantage of all the capabilities of Google’s Operator Tier to create customized operator solutions; There is also interest in reaching b2c subscribers through retail networks. Inclusion of our development in the “Android TV family” is an international success, said General Director of SPB TV Kirill Filippov.