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Liberty Puerto Rico

“Cloud based technology allowed us to control, modify and deliver user interface experiences similar to what the web based companies do — and even better.” - Assaf Kaminer, Liberty Puerto Rico   Liberty Cablevision of Puerto Rico responded to an expressed customer need – the inability to find programming of interest, even in a 100+ channel lineup – by innovating a cloud-based guide that brings real-time social viewing trends and multi-tile navigation to existing set-top boxes.   To help subscribers discover content beyond a few favorite channels, Liberty Puerto Rico...

 

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UPC Hungary

“UPC Hungary has stated that the hardware cost of the service is ‘a very small addition,’ less than 1 Euro per set-top box.”   Liberty Global’s UPC Hungary system became the first pay-TV operator to bring online video to existing set-top boxes at scale, virtualizing set-top box functionality to deliver the full YouTube user experience without the cost or time-to-market of deploying new, high-end STBs in customers’ homes.   Using the cloud, UPC Hungary overcame the three technological obstacles that had barred online video from pay-TV: the inability of existing STBs to...

 

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Ziggo

“ Because CloudTV supports an HTML5, cloud-based UI, Ziggo is able to add functionality or change the UI literally overnight. Compared to normal change cycles of several months on STBs, this is a game-changing innovation. ” - Eric Meijer, Ziggo   Ziggo pioneered the concept of using virtualized set-top box functionality to bring to set-top boxes and other devices without browsers the rich, uniform user interfaces needed for on-demand services and its “TV Gemist” catch-up service.   Working with ActiveVideo, Ziggo developed a solution that eliminated significant technology...

 

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Glashart Media (KPN)

“The same set-top boxes that we started with in 2006 are today running CloudTV user interfaces. That is a huge improvement over having to replace the set-top boxes and rewrite all of the applications. ” - Niels Jonkman, Glashart Media   Glashart Media, part of KPN, sought to expand its early use of cloud-based user experiences beyond the capabilities of its original platform -- without stranding its original investment in customer premises devices and without interrupting customer services   Glashart Media recognized that the ability to create any application one time in HTML5...