MediaKind targets Android TV market with Mediaroom Play

TV technology outfit MediaKind has launched Mediaroom Play, a new client solution that enables operators to deploy set top boxes powered by Android TV. MediaKind said that the launch represents a significant investment in Mediaroom. Mediaroom Play is a set-top-based client solution within the MediaKind Mediaroom portfolio, developed on the Android TV operating system. The […]

Amino launches Operation Upcycle

UK-based TV technology outfit Amino has launched what it calls its global Upcycling initiative, a programme that id designed to enable TV operators to launch new TV services using legacy equipment. Operation Upcycle aligns with Amino’s portfolio of technologies. According to the company, examples include using legacy set-top boxes by using Amino’s Enable software to […]

Ericsson debuts Mediaroom 4K support and cloud-based MediaFirst

Ericsson is using IBC to unveil the expansion of its portfolio around the Mediaroom TV product it acquired from Microsoft and to introduce MediaFirst, a new cloud-based TV platform. On the Mediaroom side, according to Ben Huang, head of Mediaroom marketing, the platform is close to having 17.5 million subscribers with 33 million STBs deployed. […]

Ericsson agrees to buy Microsoft’s Mediaroom

Ericsson has agreed to buy Microsoft’s IPTV platform business Mediaroom, in a move the firms described as mutually beneficial from a strategic point of view.  With the deal, Ericsson said it would account for more than 25% of the IPTV and multi-screen solutions market, at a time when the global IPTV space is tipped to […]

Ericsson eyes Microsoft IPTV business

Ericsson is reportedly in discussions to buy Microsoft’s TV software unit. According to a Bloomberg report, which cites unnamed sources, the negotiations are for Microsoft’s MediaRoom IPTV business, which makes software for delivering TV over the web. The report claimed a deal could be announced in the coming weeks. The news came as Ericsson concluded […]