Amino agrees US$73 million Entone buyout

Set top box maker and internet TV technology provider, Amino, has agreed to buy cloud TV firm Entone for a total price of US$73 million (€67 million). UK-based Amino said the deal marked the consolidation of a direct competitor and that the agreement will increase its global footprint and scale, with US-based Entone claiming 150-plus […]

Amino buys Booxmedia to expand TV everywhere offer

Amino has bought Finland-based cloud TV platform provider, Booxmedia, for €7.9 million in an effort to offer TV everywhere solutions to “new market segments in OTT multiscreen TV.” Amino, which specialises in the development and delivery of IPTV/OTT solutions and makes set-top boxes, said that the deal will add a field-proven and scalable cloud-based platform […]

Amino sees brighter outlook

UK-based set-top provider Amino Technologies has seen solid EBITDA and profit growth on the back of a modest increase in revenue for the financial year ending November 30. Amino said it expects continued revenue growth this year on the back of a significant expansion of its product offering and strong revenue growth in North America, […]

ALBtelecom chooses Amino for IPTV rollout

Albanian service provider ALBtelecom has chosen Amino to provide set-top boxes for an IPTV service that is currently being rolled out across the country. ALBtelecom will deploy Amino’s HD set-tops as part of a – package that is being rolled out initially to Korçë and Pogradec in south-eastern Albania. The service will be rolled out […]

Amino chooses Witbe for testing

Set-top box provider Amino has chosen quality assurance specialist Witbe’s technology to automate testing of its digital TV set-top boxes. Witbe’s automated testing solution relies on robots that are capable of replicating the actions of a TV viewer on the set-top box. “Amino is proud of its high quality products and solutions which delivers market […]

Amino names Coles to senior role

Set-top provider Amino Communications has named Joe Coles as senior vice-president of product management and marketing. Coles, who will have responsibility for developing and driving the company’s Aminet and Live range of IPTV/OTT set-top boxes, previously ran his own consultancy specialising in strategic portfolio management and co-founded a start-up based on a mobile app/online product […]

Amino focus on profitability bears fruit

Set-top provider Amino Technologies has posted improved full-year EBITDA and operating profits despite a downturn in revenues. The company posted EBITDA of £6.2 million (€7.25 million), up from £4.4 million in 2011, with an operating profit of £2.8 million, up from a loss of £0.6 million. Underlying revenue fell by 6.1% to £41.7 million, which […]

Increased sales helps Amino turn to profit

New orders helped Amino to report a first half profit for 2012. The IP set-top specialist received follow on orders from Telecom Italia, having supplied 50,000 devices at zero margin, generating £1.3 million (€1.6 million) of revenue in the first six months of the year. The company also benefitted from increased sales to customers in […]

Amino expecting to turn a first half profit

IP set-top specialist Amino Technologies expects to report a small profit during the first half of the year. In a trading update, the board of the UK company said a good operational performance and continued margin improvement would lead to a profit. The same period last year saw a loss of £0.4 million (€0.5 million) […]

Amino debuts media gateway

IP set-top specialist Amino Communications is giving a European debut to its Freedom Live media gateway at the IP&TV World Forum 2012. Freedom Live is the first hybrid/OTT media gateway to be powered by the new Intel Atom Processor CE 5300 system-on-a-chip. The new device combines dual core processing power with various transcoding and encoding […]