TelefónicaTM chooses Eagle Kingdom TechnologiesTM as their new PlayBOXTM partner

September 2014; Madrid Spain: Eagle Kingdom Technologies Ltd (EKT), a leading supplier of advanced digital media solutions has won the bidding from Telefónica Spain to supply the new PlayBOX OTT Set Top Box (STB). Based on the advanced IPTV/OTT STB solution from EKT, Telefónica will deploy a complete new OTT experience worldwide with the initial launch in various Latin American markets under the PlayBOX brand.

Winning the PlayBOX business demonstrates the advantage of combining the innovation and advanced technology of our European based solidTV middleware with the quality, speed to market and cost effective design & manufacturing of our Chinese teams.” says Richard Smith, CEO of the EKT group.

He continues to say: “Our solution is based on the latest generation of an ARM based Entropic SoC with a full integration to the PlayBOX portal, offers Telefónica a solution that has a class leading user experience while remaining cost effective.”

EKT are demonstrating this and its other products during IBC2014. Hall5:C28.

About EKT:
EKT delivers innovative STB solutions in every market field. The focus is on quality, design, cost effectiveness and a best of class approach based on Asian Know How and a Western Management. EKT is head quartered in Shenzhen China with a 120+ engineering team and has an advanced software development group (solidTV) based in Germany, the UK, Greece plus sales/marketing offices around the world.

Delivering a wide range from Zapper to Advanced Hybrid Boxes, EKT is one of the few business partners that offer a true 1 stop solution for Operators. Certified and integrated with many CA, DRM and licenses, EKT is a partner of choice for many tier 1 operators around the world. Visit www.eagle-kingdom.com for more information.