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Ziggo moves interactive services to network cloud

Tuesday 5 March 2013 | 17:27 CET | News
Dutch cable operator Ziggo has claimed a world first with the introduction of new network cloud technology extending interactive IP services to basic set-top boxes. Ziggo said it has migrated the complexity (the logic) and the graphic user interface (GUI) of interactive receivers to its own network. The large-scale "virtual set-top box" in its network makes interactive functionality available to relatively simple customer equipment. The virtual set-top box responds to commands from the customer's remote control and subsequently addresses the relevant network equipment to execute the command,

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Internet
Companies: Ziggo
Countries: Netherlands
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