Press - 2017

18 / September / 2017

SPB TV Android TV Box Certified by Google

IBC 2017, Amsterdam, 18 September. The technological solution of SPB TV company Android TV set-top box certified by Google. The official agreement was signed at the international exhibition IBC 2017 (Amsterdam).

Currently, the number of installations of SPB TV applications on mobile devices has exceeded 70 million worldwide, most of them are Android users. SPB TV is the developer of such platforms as MTS TV, Lebara (Great Britain), Amediateka HBO, Velcom and others. Based on years of experience in developing software for content broadcasting and attracting leading experts in hardware, SPB TV is successfully entering the market of large screens with its own software and hardware solution SPB TV Home M2. This is the first certified Android TV set top box of the Russian production. The solution was created "from scratch" and has 2 international patents. The product development strategy assumes both the attraction of new b2b and b2c customers, and the transition of existing mobile users to the consumption of high-quality content on a large screen.

The set top box is based on the latest generation multimedia chip AmLogic S905X. AmLogic and SPB TV are strategic partners. To date, only two officially certified set top boxes implemented on the AmLogic S905X are on the world market.

"We see the demand for a high-quality software and hardware solution for these projects, so we decided to bring our own console on Android TV to the international b2b and b2c market. First of all, we plan to take advantage of all the capabilities of Google’s Operator Tier to create customized operator solutions; There is also interest in reaching b2c subscribers through retail networks. Inclusion of our development in the "Android TV family" is an international success, said General Director of SPB TV Kirill Filippov.

About SPB TV

SPB TV AG is a leading global provider of end-to-end OTT TV, IPTV and mobile TV solutions. SPB TV solutions provide stable video delivery and playback across any network, award-winning intuitive UIs for TVs, computers, tablets and mobiles, effective monetization tools and engaging interactivity features. SPB TV solutions are integrated by large network operators and media companies, like Lebara, Amedia, MTS, Tele2, StarHub, Beeline, and recognized through many prestigious awards, including CSI Awards, TV Technology Europe STAR Awards, Mobile Entertainment Awards, Google Developer Challenge and others. Over 60 million people worldwide watch OTT TV through SPB TV services. SPB TV AG is headquartered in Switzerland, with R&D base in Russia and offices in Americas, Asia and the Middle East.

Head of Communications SPB TV

Denis Perepelitsyn