Minerva certifies software on ADB box for US market

Middleware specialist Minerva Networks has certified its iTVFusion client on set-top provider ADB’s new 1761 series of boxes.

Functionality provided by the joint solution includes next-generation wireless connectivity and 4K/UHD programming support, according to the pair.

The 1761 STB series introduces key features to the North American market including 802.11ac integration, 4K capability, and the ability to support both managed multicast and RTSP-based video as well as adaptive bit rate (ABR) streaming protocols.

“As a leading provider of subscriber management solutions for the pay TV industry, we are thrilled to be able to certify our iTVFusion client on ADB’s first class technology embedded within theirnew series of STBs. The collaboration with ADB allows our customers to advance towards the future of TV delivery in a cost-effective way,” said Eric Freund, vice-president, product marketing at Minerva Networks.

“The US IPTV industry has been crying out for an easy-to-use alternative to the cumbersome CPE requirements and infrastructure for STBs,” said Peter Balchin, CEO of ADB. “We’re really proud to be leading the field with these innovations in STB technology through our partnership with Minerva. Our collaboration means operators will be able to considerably reduce the cost of implementation while ultimately providing a richer and more streamlined TV viewing experience for their subscribers.”

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