Swisscom’s New Android STB Uses Marvell’s 11ac Chips
– 250 Channels, Network DVR, 7-Day Catch up, IPTV over DSL & Fiber, Personalized Recommendations
– Marvell’s Media Processor Too
Swisscom is using Marvell’s 11ac Wi-Fi chips and media processor in Swisscom’s new TV 2.0 STB/media player, which is being called “the industry’s first 802.11ac Android IPTV set-top box.” It has Marvell’s Armada 1500 Plus (88DE3108) system-on-chip (SoC) as its media processor.
Swisscom has more than 1 million pay TV subscribers that could order the TV 2.0 STB.
The new TV 2.0 box is said to provide “high performance, enhanced connectivity and immersive HD video.” Swisscom said it provides unlimited catch up TV, “blazing” channel change speeds and seamless connectivity.
The TV 2.0 provides users seven-day catch up replay on over 250 channels the ability to record in the cloud any number of shows simultaneously, a personalized recommendation engine and an app store with more than 50 apps.
The Swisscom TC 2.0 provides network DVR (nDVR) recording and playback plus an “operator grade” conditional access system to secure premium 1080p content served over Swisscom’s DSL/Fiber. It also has Marvell’s…
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