Orange launches new Android TV STB for Slovakia

Orange Slovensko, the operator’s Slovakian business, has launched a new Android TV Operator Tier set-top box.

The STB is run on the nangu.TV platform, and utilises the tech of network solutions provider CommScope and Conditional Access System (CAS) provider Viaccess Orca.

The platform promises to give customers easy management of third-party applications, while offering Orange a secure platform to deliver its content to consumers in up to 4K UHD.

Júlia Piovarči, Orange’s project manager responsible for the Orange TV Box project, said:  “The technologically unique solution on the nangu.TV platform, which we have chosen, gives the soul to a unique device. Thanks to this connection, customers with our new 4K set-top box will get the maximum television entertainment and spectator comfort embodied into a single device.”

Zdeněk Gerlický, CEO, nangu.TV, said: “We’re excited to provide our partner Orange Slovensko with the first implementation of our Android TV Operator Tier set-top box in Slovakia. nangu.TV has made significant efforts to make the end-user experience even better. Our state-of-the-art solution enhances the viewing experience of subscribers and will attract new customers in a very competitive pay-tv market in Slovakia.”

Phil Cardy, Vice President, International PLM, Home Networks, CommScope, said: “Consumer set-top devices continue to evolve by offering both live and on-demand TV services with streaming capabilities in an easy to use experience. Orange Slovensko is deploying state-of-the-art set tops designed by CommScope with nangu.TV to enhance its subscribers’ viewing experience and deliver quality aggregated streaming content that its customers have come to expect.”

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