Digital TV News: Digitimes

OTT STB sales to only grow 20% in China in 2014
Dec 30, 2014 – According to Digitimes Research, the number of OTT set-top boxes (STBs) sold in China will have grown by 20% in 2014, limited by restrictions imposed on OTT STB providers by the regulatory authorities.
News categories: Digitimes, China, Digital TV, Market Research, Set Top Box, Streaming

ChungHwa Telecom planning OTT version of its MOD TV service
Nov 21, 2014 – According to a Digitimes report, ChungHwa Telecom (CHT) is planning the launch of an OTT version of its Multimedia On Demand (MOD) IPTV service, possibly by the end of this year.
News categories: ChungHwa Telecom, Apps, Digital TV, Set Top Box, Streaming, Taiwan

Ultra HD TV shipment growth to average 160% per annum
Jul 3, 2014 – Global shipments of Ultra HD (4K resolution) TVs will increase from 1.5 million units in 2013 to 68.2 million TVs in 2017, representing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 160%, according to Digitimes Research.
News categories: Digitimes, Digital TV, Market Research, Smart TV, Worldwide

Broadcom enables Oi's live Ultra HD World Cup broadcasts in Brazil
Jul 1, 2014 – Broadcom (NASDAQ: BRCM) has announced that its BCM7252 system-on-a-chip (SoC) will power live broadcasts of the 2014 World Cup in Ultra High Definition (Ultra HD) by Oi, one of the leading operators in Brazil.
News categories: Broadcom, Oi S.A, Dan Marotta, Eduardo Aspesi, Brazil, Semiconductor, Set Top Box

Topway Collaborates With Broadcom to Launch Network Trials in China Using the DOCSIS®-Based EoC Technology
Mar 22, 2011 – Broadcom (Nasdaq: BRCM) has announced that Topway has selected its DOCSIS®-based Ethernet over Coax (EoC) cable architecture to launch their network trials next month in Shenzhen.
News categories: Broadcom, Topway, ZTE, Broadband, Cable TV, CCBN, China, Content Distribution, DOCSIS, Semiconductor

MTK and Realtek cooperate to supply connected TV chips to Skyworth
Sep 24, 2010 – MediaTek (MTK) [Taipei: 2454] and Realtek Semiconductor [Taipei: 2379] will supply IPTV chips to Skyworth [Hong Kong: 0751] in 4Q 2010, according to media reports in Taiwan.
News categories: MediaTek, Realtek, Skyworth, China, Digital TV, Semiconductor, Smart TV, Streaming

DLNA Sees Surge in Certified Blu-ray™ Players
Jul 27, 2010 – The Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) has announced that the number of DLNA Certified® Blu-ray™ players has nearly doubled in 2010, bringing the total to 105.
News categories: Digital Living Network Alliance, Blu-ray, Market Research, Smart Home

Chunghwa Telecom to buy 200,000 IPTV set-top boxes
Jul 2, 2010 – Chunghwa Telecom (TAIEX: 2412, NYSE: CHT) has announced the results of its tender to purchase 200,000 set-top boxes for its Multimedia-On-Demand (MOD) IPTV service in Taiwan.
News categories: Chunghwa Telecom, HwaCom, DinYen, Digital TV, IPTV, Set Top Box, Taiwan

Hong Kong Auctions UHF Spectrum for the Provision of Mobile Television Services
Jun 29, 2010 – Hong Kong's Office of the Telecommunications Authority (OFTA) has announced that China Mobile Hong Kong has successfully bid for the radio spectrum in the 678 - 686 MHz band at the spectrum utilization fee (SUF) of HK$175 million.
News categories: Office of the Telecommunications Authority, Digital TV, Hong Kong, Mobile, Regulation