Telenor Sverige AB has selected CommScope to offer Android TV set-top solution

Telenor Sverige AB has selected CommScope to offer Android TV set-top solution

The VIP5702W set top delivers ultra-high definition 4K video and comes with dual-band selectable Wi-Fi for flexible deployment in Telenor’s managed networks. The set top also provides users with a state-of-the-art interface and Android TV features for an enhanced viewing experience, CommScope said.

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  • Telenor Sverige is using 24i’s software platform to implement CommScope’s VIP5702W Android TV set top solution. HICKORY, North Carolina — Telenor Sverige AB has announced that their VIP5702W set top powered by Google’s Android TV will be available to Telenor Sverige AB customers in Sweden. “Telenor Sverige is a major service provider looking to expand its business with a new video offering,” said Phil Cardy, CommScope’s vice president of worldwide PLM, Home Networks. “Telenor Sverige will give a superb watching experience to its clients with its own branded user interface using a solution that is compact and easy to install by employing a solution powered by Android TV from the Home Networks’ company.”

  • “We are excited to offer our customers a new TV and entertainment experience by deploying CommScope’s innovative set top solution,” said Hanna Idstam, manager TV and media, Telenor Sverige AB. “CommScope’s expertise in deploying solutions powered by Android TV enabled us to deliver a rich, entertainment offering that our customers have come to expect.” The set top’s live and on-demand viewing experience on the set top uses 24i’s software platform which supports attractive features such as unified search and single sign-on while allowing the Telenor team to build and design its own user interfaces.