SoftAtHome launches STB for African market

SoftAtHome has announced the launch of a new hybrid OTT/Satellite set-top box for the African market. The new STB has been deployed in Ivory Coast, with future rollouts planned for Senegal, Democratic Republic of Congo, and Mali, with additional countries in a later phase. The device, which integrates SoftAtHome’s ImpressioNG Platform as a Service, natively […]

Orange France launches mesh Wi-Fi repeater

Orange France has launched its new Wi-Fi 6 repeater mesh network product. The consumer Wi-Fi solution is powered by software company SoftAtHome’s Wifi’ON, and is available at Orange stores in the country. It is backwards compatible with the two latest generations of Livebox and promises to provide users with 160MHz capabilities. SoftAtHome said that Wifi’ON […]

Viaccess-Orca teams up with SoftAtHome for addressable TV

Content security and TV technology company Viaccess-Orca (VO) has teamed up with smart home specialist SoftAtHome to demonstrate a solution for addressable TV with their partner Viznet. The pre-integrated solution enables household targeting on operator-controlled devices, including frame-accurate Dynamic Ad Insertion (DAI) on set-top boxes for linear multicast and on-demand TV. The addressable TV solution […]

SoftAtHome appoints former Orange exec as new CEO

Smart home technology specialist SoftAtHome has appointed former Orange executive David Viret-Lange as its new CEO. Viret-Lange, who joins after more than 20 years at Orange group, replaces previous chief executive Michel Degland, who left to become CEO of Orange Madagascar in November. Mari-Noëlle Jégo-Laveissière, president of the SoftAtHome board of directors, praised Viret-Lange’s in-depth […]

Swisscom takes stake in SoftAtHome

Swisscom has taken an equity stake in smart home technology specialist SoftAtHome, along with existing backer Orange and minority shareholder Etisalat. SoftAtHome is attempting to build a ‘club of operators’ to accelerate the development of digital home solutions for the future by sharing best practices with other market players and collaborating to ensure the deployment […]

Ikanos and SoftAtHome execs joint Home Gateway Initiative board

Connected home industry standards body the Home Gateway Initiative (HGI) has named Pramod Kaluskar, systems architect at Ikanos, and Wojtek Makowski, CTO of SoftAtHome, to its board of directors. According to HGI, the pair will be able to bring the perspective of manufacturers of critical aspects for the connected home, particularly with a focus on […]

Sigma Designs teams up with SoftAtHome for connected home

Chipset provider Sigma Designs has teamed up with connected home specialist SoftAtHome to integrate Sigma Designs’ Z-Wave radio protocol with SoftAtHome’s home gateway software. The pair are jointly demonstrating their platform at the Broadband World Forum in Amsterdam this week. According to the two companies, the partnership creates one of the most advanced ‘internet of […]

AirTies and SoftAtHome partner for HEVC set-top box

Set-top box maker AirTies has partnered with software company SoftAtHome to launch a compact, low-priced HEVC set-top box.  The new box was built by AirTies and is powered by SoftAtHome’s universal player, based on its SOP embedded software platform for home gateways, set top boxes and media servers. The device also supports AirTies’ Mesh Technology, […]

Broadpeak and SoftAtHome team up for OTT

Access network CDN specialist Broadpeak and digital home operating platform provider SoftAtHome have tamed up to provide technology for OTT delivery.  Broadpeak has used the Broadband World Forum in Amsterdam to unveil an addition to its nanoCDN framework, which will be combined with SoftAtHome’s latest SOP6 software. The pair say that the integration will reduce […]

SoftAtHome teams up with Zappware for next-gen cable platform

Home operating platform provider SoftAtHome has teamed up with interactive TV specialist Zappware to build a next-generation platform for cable operators.  SoftAtHome’s SOP5 software for set-top boxes and home gateways will be integrated with Zappware’s Nexx, its latest TV User Interface, which supports features including animation and gesture control. The new solution will be HTML5-based […]