Digital TV News: DVB-MHP

Italy plans to move from DVB-MHP to HbbTV 2.0
Aug 4, 2014 – Italy's Confindustria Radio Televisioni has released a position paper, stating the intention of Italian broadcasters to move from DVB-MHP to HbbTV 2.0 as their preferred digital TV middleware.
News categories: Confindustria Radio Televisioni, Digital TV, DVB-MHP, HbbTV, Italy, Middleware, Set Top Box, Smart TV, Terrestrial

NorDig replaces DVB-MHP with HbbTV for interactive IRDs
Apr 4, 2012 – NorDig has specified a common API for interactive services for advanced IRDs, now referred to as hybrid IRDs. From now on hybrid IRDs will be based on the Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV) standard, replacing DVB MHP as NorDig's chosen API.
News categories: NorDig, Denmark, Digital TV, Finland, HbbTV, Iceland, Middleware, Norway, Set Top Box, Smart TV, Sweden, Terrestrial

ETSI Formally Adopts New Release Of GEM/MHP Interactive Standards
Feb 15, 2010 – DVB has announced that ETSI has adopted as standards the new release versions of the MHP 1.2.2 and GEM 1.2.2 specifications. GEM now takes over the role of DVB's primary middleware specification, and MHP becomes a derived specification based on GEM.
News categories: DVB Project, Blu-ray, Cable TV, Digital TV, DVB-MHP, IPTV, Middleware, Satellite, Set Top Box, Smart TV, Terrestrial

Spain - December DTT monthly update released
Dec 14, 2009 – According to Impulsa-TDT, 957,000 DTT receivers were sold in October, giving a cumulative total for Spain of 23.4 million units. Based on reporting from TNS Sofres, penetration of DTT in Spanish households was 74.7% in November.
News categories: Impulsa-TDT, DVB-MHP, DVD, DVR, Market Research, Peripherals / Accessories, Set Top Box, Smart TV, Spain, Terrestrial

Alticast to Showcase Its Latest Digital and Interactive TV Solutions at IBC 2009
Sep 11, 2009 – Alticast has announced that it will reveal its latest technology for interactive TV during IBC. Alticast will unveil the world's first single middleware, dual interactive commercialised hybrid receiver, powered by Alticast's Alticaptor middleware.
News categories: Alticast, Cable TV, DVB-MHP, DVR, IBC2022, Middleware, Set Top Box, Streaming

TiVo and Alticast Announce Agreement
Mar 2, 2009 – TiVo (Nasdaq: TIVO) and Alticast have announced that they have entered into an agreement intended to reduce the time-to-market for pay TV operators seeking to harness TiVo's consumer experience in conjunction with the Alticast embedded software.
News categories: TiVo Inc, Alticast, Blu-ray, Cable TV, Digital TV, DVB-MHP, DVR, IPTV, Middleware, Satellite, Set Top Box, Smart TV

ADB Group and TFN Media Bring Advanced Interactive HDTV Experience to Taiwan
Jan 13, 2009 – Advanced Digital Broadcast (SIX: ADBN) has announced that it has signed a three-year contract with TFN Media for the delivery of an end-to-end solution for TFN Media's deployment of interactive digital cable services in Taiwan starting in early 2009.
News categories: Advanced Digital Broadcast, TFN Media, Foxconn Technology, Cable TV, Content Distribution, Digital TV, DOCSIS, DVB-MHP, Middleware, Set Top Box, Taiwan

Vestel Selects Osmosys Java Based Middleware to Power Integrated Digital TV Devices
Sep 10, 2008 – Osmosys (SWX: ADBN) has announced that Vestel (Istanbul: VESTL) has selected its DVB-MHP middleware and Navigator software to power its integrated digital TV sets (IDTVs). Vestel will roll out the TVs to the Italian DTT market.
News categories: Osmosys, Vestel, Digital TV, DVB-MHP, IBC2022, Italy, Middleware, Smart TV, Terrestrial

Taiwan Cable Operator KBRO Launches HD Services Highlighting Alticast's MHP Solution
Aug 11, 2008 – Alticast, the primary DVB-MHP provider for kbro, a leading Taiwan cable operator, has announced that it has successfully passed all Site Acceptance Tests (SAT) and is ready to commercially deploy the first MHP set-top boxes in Taiwan.
News categories: Alticast, kbro, Cable TV, Conditional Access, Digital TV, DVB-MHP, DVR, Middleware, Set Top Box, Taiwan