Amino completes Entone acquisition

Set-top box provider Amino has completed the acquisition of Entone. UK-based Amino agreed the US$73 million (€67 million) purchase of US-0based Entone last month. The company said that the purchase would increase its global footprint and scale, adding Entone’s 150 or so customers globally to Amino’s own roster. Amino also recently acquired Finland-based cloud TV […]

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 […]

Volia taps ADB for hybrid and OTT TV services

Ukrainian cable operator Volia has added ADB to its list of suppliers of OTT and hybrid OTT and cable set-top boxes. ADB will supply boxes, software andn software integration services to Volia, enabling it further expand its OTT and hybrid offerings. Volia will be using two new ADB set-top box models: the ADB-1720CW for hybrid […]

Volia taps Entone for next stage of Smart HD rollout

Ukrainian cable operator Volia has tapped set-top technology provider Entone for the next phase of the rollout of its hybrid TV service Volia Smart HD. Volia is rolling out Entone’s Aria Interactive DTA device as its expands the Smart HD service across its own network and third-party networks. The hybrid device supports DVB-C and IP […]

Vodafone Netherlands to launch fibre TV with Entone

Vodafone Netherlands has chosen IPTV specialist Entone and its system integration partner Divitel to supply equipment for a new fibre-based TV service. The Vodafone Thuis service is deployed over Vodafone’s high-speed FTTH network to enable services including pause live TV and a video-on-demand library with content from Dutch public broadcasters, HBO, Videoland and others. Entone […]

TiVo and Entone team up for IPTV solution

TiVo and Entone have teamed up to provide a joint IPTV solution. The solution combines Entone’s hybrid IPTV devices with the TiVo user experience. This partnership provides for integration with TiVo’s cloud services, including universal search and recommendations, networked DVR service, as well as key elements of the TiVo user experience on Entone IPTV platforms. […]

Entone signs LG Netcast deal

Entone, a hybrid TV and connected home solutions provider, has signed a deal to integrate LG Electronics’ Netcast streaming platform with Entone’s hybrid media gateway. The combined solution is designed to deliver linear TV and over-the-top TV services to internet-connected consumer electronics devices without the need for a traditional set-top box, Entone said. The first […]

Envivio supplies Muse to Volia

Envivio is supplying its Envivio Muse transcoders for Ukrainian cable operator Volia’s Smart HD over-the-top TV service to enable mobile device users to access the service as well as to make Smart HD available outside Volia’s current footprint. Volia’s transcoding platform runs on the 4caster G4 platform from Envivio. Envivio was named as one of […]

Moldtelecom deploys Entone hybrid media players

Moldovan service provider Moldtelecom is deploying Entone’s Kamai 500 hybrid media players to deliver advanced TV services. Moldtelecom is expanding its IPTV offering to include services such as network-based digital video recording, pause and restart of live TV programmes and catch-up TV. Entone’s Kamai 500 supports H.264 and VC-1 video as well as a range […]

Sunrise chooses Entone for IPTV

Swiss ISP Sunrise Communications has chosen Entone to supply set-top boxes for its IPTV service. Entone will supply its hybrid Amulet 400 boxes to Sunrise. Logistic services are being provided by Entone’s local partner Adrenio. Sunrise’s service, launched in January, provides 160 TV and radio channels including 29 HD services. A basic package is available […]