Broadband TV News, September 1, 2016
Ericsson has reached agreement with RDK Management for the integration of its Mediafirst operating system into the RDK platform.
Ericsson will integrate the cloud-based MediaFirst TV Platform with the RDK (Reference Design Kit), a pre-integrated software solution to power customer-premises equipment (CPE).
To date, more than 275 technology companies have joined the RDK community, including CE manufacturers, SoC vendors, software developers, system integrators, and TV service providers/
“In this new IP world, consumers will put even greater demands on their providers to deliver amazing viewing experiences,” said Shiva Patibanda, Head of Business Line TV Platforms, Ericsson. “By integrating MediaFirst TV onto the RDK, we can offer cable operators or any TV operator adopting RDK, a powerful cloud-based TV Platform to expand capabilities above and beyond consumers’ expectations.”