Cable operators face unprecedented competition from nimble competitors – including telco, satellite and OTT operators - which are moving at web speed and poaching subscribers with their superior services and TV user experience (UX)
HbbTV (Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV) is an open standard that harmonises the delivery of enhanced TV services to set-top boxes and connected TVs over both broadcast and broadband to European markets and beyond.
Powering the Over-the-Top Future with Open Browser Technology. The OTT Future - Open WebKit Browser: Today’s over-the-top (OTT) TV services are available from Content Service Providers (CSPs) such as Netflix, CinemaNow, Vudu and others.
The Canadian on-demand TV software vendor Espial will present its STB client based on DVB standards at IBC as a vehicle for extending the reach of RDK (Reference Design Kit) among the world’s cable operators.
Espial is a leading supplier of digital TV and IPTV software and solutions to cable MSOs and telecommunications operators as well as consumer electronics manufacturers. Espial’s middleware, video-on-demand, and browser products power a diverse range of pay-TV and Internet TV business models. Over 35 million licenses of its patented software are in use across the world.