Ocean Blue Software to acquire EKT’s Advanced Media Group

Ocean Blue Software (OBS) has announced plans to acquire EKT’s Athens-based Advanced Media Group with immediate effect.  Bringing more than a decade of experience in video streaming, media players and browser-based solutions, Advanced Media Group will provide a complementary skill set to the existing OBS team. Paul Martin CEO of OBS, said: “This agreement marks […]

Nordija, EKT and Verimatrix unveil joint offering Stratos

Nordic middleware provider, Nordija has teamed up with set-top-box designer and manufacturer EKT and content security specialist Verimatrix to create a new cloud-based ‘TV super bundle’ that the trio says will help telcos and TV operators remove the complexity around IPTV and OTT, and DVB-hybrid, video service delivery and enable the fast launch of cloud […]

EKT and Nordija team for Air Link DVB/IP solution

Set-top box vendor EKT and software platform developer Nordija have announced a new contract with Air Link Communications to deploy a pre-integrated DVB/IP Hybrid solution in Trinidad and Tobago. The new solution will be based on EKT’s LinuxTV platform with a user experience developed by Nordja and serve as a flexible and scalable solution to […]

Viaccess-Orca, EKT and Wiztivi partner on OTT and IPTV solution

Security specialist Viaccess-Orca has partnered with set-top box maker EKT and multiscreen UI firm Wiztivi to create an end-to-end OTT multiscreen and IPTV solution. Targeted at pay TV operators and service providers, the multiplatform and multiscreen TV and DVB hybrid solution is designed to let operators speed up the time-to-market and meet “next-generation user experience […]

Access and EKT partner on set-top middleware

Set-top box and smart TV solutions provider, EKT, has partnered with Access to deploy the latter’s NetFront Browser BE as part of its solidTV software offering. The Access HTML5 technology solution will become a core component within EKT’s solidTV – a set-top box middleware that can be deployed as a stand-alone solution or to power […]

Httv partners with EKT on satellite set-tops

Hybrid TV technology specialist httv has partnered with EKT (Eagle Kingdom Technologies) to deploy satellite TV set-top boxes equipped with advanced connected TV features, it announced at IBC. The deal will see httv integrate its httvLink open-middleware solution into EKT DSR6201 PVR and DSD601 zapper DVB-S2 set top boxes. httvLink is based on Linux and […]

Telefónica agrees Czech set-top deal with EKT

Telefónica Czech Republic has selected EKT (Eagle Kingdom Technologies) to supply its new interactive set top box solution.  Telefónica said the deal will allow its Czech TV customers to experience HD graphical user interface capabilities and the latest IPTV interactivity features. The solution is based on an Entropic ARM-based system-on-a-chip and will also use the […]