Nov 30, 2015 Article

EVIO selecting ABOX42 SmartSTB platform for its new TV service ‘Telewizja Swiatlowodowa’ based on fiber networks in Poland

ABOX42 announces deployment of its set-top-box technology to deliver a full TV experience using fiber networks in Poland

EVIO selecting ABOX42 SmartSTB platform for its new TV service ‘Telewizja Swiatlowodowa’ based on fiber networks in Poland

ABOX42 GmbH, the leading supplier of IPTV, OTT and Hybrid SmartSTB platforms, today announced that EVIO Polska, a leading Polish Fiber TV service provider, selected the ABOX42 M-Series SmartSTB platform for its new TV service ‘Telewizja Swiatlowodowa’ which will be used by over 100 local fibre-optic networks throughout Poland, delivered together by EVIO and local ISP operators. The new service will offer the highest quality of digital TV in combination with advanced multimedia features.

EVIO is one of the first major service providers to deliver a modern, advanced and future proof IPTV service incl. rich multimedia features as a managed service to fiber operators in Poland. This allows the local networks to provide a complete service offering in order to enhance customer loyalty and secure future growth.

The ABOX42 M-Series SmartSTB platform (Set Top Box Model M15) was selected for this new service because of its unique combination of hardware features and performance, the very mature SDK allowing a set of advanced features, as well as the ABOX42 SaaS Lifecycle Management solution for full control of the Set Top Box deployment in the field in multiple networks.

“The ABOX42 M-Series SmartSTB with its compelling hardware design, the latest technology hard- and software-architecture allows us to offer a complete product for advanced users on fiber networks. In addition we were able to bring our service live with least development efforts and with very short project lead-time ”, said Mariusz Filipiak, chairman of the board at EVIO Polska, “ABOX42´s experience with complex project requirements helps us to quickly develop our service. We made the right choice for our innovative ‘Telewizja Swiatlowodowa’ TV service to appoint ABOX42 as key partner of our solution. Support and flexibility during all project phases where outstanding.”

“Operator services over time get more and more complex and offer much deeper functionality than in the traditional TV world. With our advanced SmartSTB platform and the rich software functions of the ABOX42 Smart SDK as well as the comprehensive ABOX42 Lifecycle Management solution, EVIO was able to develop a compelling TV application with advanced TV features and a modern UI”, Oliver Soellner, Member of the Management Board of ABOX42 GmbH, said. “Our SDK is based on fast performing HTML5 and can easily be integrated into existing operator back-ends”.

The ‘Telewizja Swiatlowodowa’ TV service was introduced at an annual congress of fiber pay-TV operators and experts held in Kraków at the end of October and rollout has already started.

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