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Vivo TV Fibre gives up on using Xbox as set-top box

Monday 12 August 2013 | 11:30 CET | News
Brazilian operator Vivo has given up on its idea of using Microsoft's game console, the Xbox 360, as a set-top box as an additional access point inside subscribers' homes for the Vivo TV Fibre service. The news was announced at the ABTA 2013 conference by the executive director of digital business of Telefonica/Vivo, Roberto Piazza. The possibility had been worked internally since the end of last year, but the purchase of the Microsoft Mediaroom platform by Ericsson led the operator to dismiss the idea.

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Categories: Fixed / Internet
Companies: Microsoft / Telefonica / Vivo
Countries: Brazil
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