CommScope develops 4K UHD STB for Orange SlovenskoWednesday, August 25th, 2021
CommScope’s New, Innovative Set Top Offers Orange Slovensko’s Subscribers Unified Live and Streaming Viewing Options
- Designed to enhance the subscribers’ entertainment experience
HICKORY, N.C. — As home viewing habits continue to evolve, service providers like Orange Slovensko understand the need to offer video services that give their subscribers a richer entertainment.
CommScope, a global leader in home network solutions, has partnered with Orange Slovensko to provide their subscribers with the latest generation of set tops powered by Android TV™ operating system (OS) designed to provide both live television and premium streaming services.
The new set top is the next generation of IP connected 4K UHD digital video decoder to seamlessly connect to the internet providing OTT streaming services, on-demand, and broadcast IPTV services. The set top gives users a state-of-the-art interface and Android TV OS features for an enhanced viewing experience.
“Service providers recognize the value to the consumer in enhancing their live and on-demand TV services with streaming in a modern, easy to use experience,” said Phil Cardy, Vice President, International PLM, Home Networks, CommScope. “Orange Slovensko is providing their subscribers with innovative set tops that enhance their viewing experience and deliver aggregated streaming content. We are excited to continue our partnership with Orange Slovensko and supply our partner with state-of-the-art devices that their subscribers have come to expect.”
The casing for the new set top is manufactured with 99 percent post-consumer recycled plastics and CommScope eliminated all single-use plastics in its packaging, aligning with both CommScope and Orange’s commitment to reducing their environmental footprints.
“There is no doubt that television viewing habits have changed, and we witnessed this even more so during the recent pandemic,” said Júlia Piovarči, Corporate Project Manager, Orange Slovensko. “Through our continued partnership with CommScope, we are excited to provide our subscribers with a set top that enhances their live and streaming entertainment viewing.”
Cardy added that Orange and CommScope will launch similar platforms to other affiliates through the course of 2021.