Vodafone to launch hybrid DTT/IPTV in Spain
Vodafone is to launch a hybrid TV service called Vodafone Internet TV in Spain before the end of 2010. A hybrid STB will receive DVB-T channels, both free-to-air and pay-TV, as well as a number of IPTV delivered services including VOD.
The hybrid box, developed by French company WyPlay, will also allow access to internet on the TV, including on-demand and streaming sites, and will give access to locally stored content, such as videos, photos and music. The box is “PVR ready”, allowing recordings to be made to a USB device, and includes DNLA, Wi-Fi and Ethernet connectivity and is also ready for both HD and 3D content
Source: Broadband TV News
Item added: 11th October 2010