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Humax sales chief joins DTG council

Humax UK sales director Rob Peacock has bee appointed to the UK Digital Television Group (DTG) council. Peacock replaces Graham North as Humax’s representative at the organisation. Peacock became UK sales director at the set-top box and TV technology company at the beginning of the month, raking on responsibility for UK retail sales and marketing. […]

Humax sales chief Graham North to leave

Set-top box and technology provider Humax’s vice-president of sales Graham North is to leave the company at the end of this month following a period of ill-health. Rob Peacock will take up the position of sales director for the UK from November 1, retaining responsibility for the UK operator business and taking on the overall […]

Expat TV service Bobbles launches Humax boxes

Bobbles.tv, the satellite and OTT entertainment service aimed at international expat communities living in Europe, has launched two new Humax set-top boxes. The Humax B1 HEVC-compliant digital set-top box will deliver Bobbles programming from Asia to European subscribers via SES’ 19.2 degrees East Astra satellite position. The Android-based Humax H3 media player for over-the-top viewing […]

Freesat launches new WiFi-enabled Humax box

UK free-to-view satellite platform Freesat has launched a new WiFi enabled set-top supplied by core supplier Humax. The Humax HB-1100S smart TV box includes access to the Freetime catch-up and on-demand services including BBC iPlayer, ITV Hub, All4, Demand 5, Curzon Movies and Netflix. The new box will be available in retail stores as of […]

Humax agrees gaming deal with PlayJam

Humax has added more than 200 games titles to its H3 Espresso Smart Media Player after striking a deal with UK-based casual games company PlayJam. PlayJam titles are optimised for TV and users can control the games using their smartphone or tablet by downloading either the iOS or Android PlayJam app. “We’re thrilled to be […]

Tele Columbus begins rollout of advanceTV

German cable operator Tele Columbus Group has begun commercialising its new interactive TV offering, advanceTV. The advanced TV service, based on a 4K-capable box with four tuners supplied by Humax and a RDK-based platform with user interface supplied by Espial – which also acted as system integrator for the project – offers live TV and […]

Humax unveils H3 Espresso Smart Media Player

Humax has unveiled the H3 Espresso Smart Media Player, an in-home streaming device for services like Netflix, YouTube and TVPlayer. The HDMI set-top streaming device will be available in the UK for a suggested retail price of £79.99 and will stream content over WiFi or Ethernet cable. Netflix, YouTube and TVPlayer will be pre-installed on […]

Humax updates Freeview Play DVR software

Set-top box maker Humax has launched an IP update for its FVP-4000T Freeview Play HD digital recorder. Humax said the update introduces a “number of enhancements” to the DVR, including a redesigned Humax Home Page interface; a tweaked Electronic Programming Guide (EPG) that now displays seven channels on the page; and faster and simpler options […]

Humax adds Netflix to Freeview Play DVRs

Set-top box maker Humax has added Netflix to its range of FVP-4000T Freeview Play HD devices. This line of DVRs were the first to deliver the Freeview Play connected TV service, which offers a combination of on-demand services, catch-up TV and live television. Humax said that current owners of the Humax FVP-4000T will automatically receive […]

Alticast names Americas strategy chief

TV technology provider Alticast has named Nara Won as vice-president, business development and strategy to head up new business opportunities in the Americas. Won was previously vice-president, business development for Humax Americas, responsible for the company’s cable industry business. “Nara Won will play an integral role in addressing our work with operators in the North […]

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