Foxtel turns to Commscope for next-gen set-top box launch

Australian TV operator Foxtel has partnered with Commscope to launch its new iQ5 streaming set-top box. The iQ5 STB offers access to over 50,000 hours of content in 4K UHD. Its stacked design features a detachable 1TB hard drive, and access to streaming apps including including Netflix, YouTube, ABC iView, SBS On Demand, Amazon Prime, […]

Digital TV Europe announces Symposium session on addressable advertising

Digital TV Europe has announced its next DTVE Digital Symposium session taking place on October 19, 3pm BST. This symposium session will see Digital TV Europe editor Stuart Thomson join technology leader CommScope, streaming video delivery and monetisation specialist View TV and research powerhouse Omdia’s Marija Masalskis to look at how service providers can capture a slice […]

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 […]

Orange Slovensko launches new Android TV STB with CommScope

Orange Slovensko has partnered with CommScope to launch a new generation of Android TV-powered set-top boxes. Promising to give subscribers a ‘richer entertainment’ experience, the new Android TV STB provides access to OTT streaming services, on-demand content and broadcast IPTV services.  Júlia Piovarči, Corporate Project Manager, Orange Slovensko, said: “There is no doubt that television […]

View TV selects CommScope’s Manifest Delivery Controller

CTV solution provider View TV Group has selected CommScope’s manifest manipulation software to strengthen its broadcast content delivery networks (CDN) solution. The View TV Group Broadcast CDN enables digital and traditional broadcast customers to monetise their global live and on demand content and channels more efficiently. The company has selected CommScope’s Manifest Delivery Controller (MDC) […]

CommScope launches NOVUX modular FTTH platform

Network provider CommScope has announced the launch of its NOVUX portfolio of outside plant terminals and closures. The company said that NOVUX is the only FTTH platform “with an inherently modular, end-to-end architecture that allows operators to scale and shape their networks as they evolve.” The launch of NOVUX is designed to assist service providers […]

CommScope to spin off home networks business

TV and broadband technology provider CommScope is to spin-off its home networks business and launch a series of other initiatives to reduce operating costs.  CommScope said that the planned separation of its home networks business and the cost-cutting exercise represented early steps in the ‘CommScope Next’ strategy to optimise its business portfolio, drive above-market growth and […]

Commscope signs on as latest HEVC patent licensee with Velos Media

Commscope has become the latest company to licence Velos Media’s HEVC patent. The partnership sees Commscope have access to the substantial portfolio of HEVC patents from six leading tech companies. The Velos Media platform offers a single license to a substantial and strong portfolio of HEVC standard essential patents for devices such as televisions, digital […]

CommScope launches new DAA tech

In a continuing trend towards 10G, CommScope has announced the launch of three new solutions which utilise the latest Remote PHY (R-PHY) and MACPHY Distributed Access Architecture (DAA) technologies. The new products, CommScope said, will give operators a new range of choices for realising the advantages of DAA in both traditional segmented and fibre-deep architectures. […]

Freesat taps CommScope for new generation of 4K boxes

UK free-to-view satellite platform Freesat has launched a new generation of 4K TV boxes, including three new DVR-enabled models and a zapper box. The devices will be available from Amazon from the end of February and from retailer Currys PC World shortly afterwards. The internet-connected boxes are being produced by CommScope, the first Freesat-led devices […]