HICKORY, North Carolina—Home networking solutions provider CommScope has announced that Telenor Sverige AB is rolling out its VIP5702W set-top box powered by Google’s Android TV to customers in Sweden.
“Telenor Sverige is a leading service provider looking to grow its business with a new video offering,” said Phil Cardy, vice president, Global PLM, Home Networks, CommScope. “Using an Android TV powered solution from the Home Networks business, Telenor Sverige will deliver an exceptional viewing experience to its customers with its own branded user interface using a compact and easy to install solution.”
The VIP5702W set-top box offers 4K ultra-high definition video and comes with selectable dual-band Wi-Fi for flexible deployment in Telenor’s managed networks. The set-top box also offers users a state-of-the-art interface and Android TV features for an enhanced viewing experience, CommScope said.
“We are delighted to offer our customers a new TV and entertainment experience by deploying CommScope’s innovative set-top box solution,” said Hanna Idstam, Head of TV and Media, Telenor Sverige AB. “CommScope’s expertise in deploying solutions powered by Android TV has enabled us to deliver the rich entertainment offering our customers have come to expect.”
The set-top box’s live and on-demand viewing experience uses 24i’s software platform which supports compelling features such as unified search and single sign-on while enabling the Telenor team to create and design their own user interfaces.
“24i is delighted to support our friends at Telenor Sverige with the continued improvement of its services, including the rollout of this next generation of Android TV set-top boxes, powered by the same 24i software platform that brings the Telenor Sverige customer experience to existing decoders. , iOS and Android mobile phones and Apple TV devices,” said Dr. Neale Foster, CEO of 24i.