How to Join

There are several opportunities for your company to be a part
of the growing RDK global community

  • If your company would like full access to the RDK code and supporting documentation, please apply for a no-cost RDK License here:
  • Once your company is an RDK Licensee, you can also join our paid membership programs, the Advanced Support Program (ASP) and the Media Sponsorship Program (MSP).
      • ASP membership provides technical support, access to our training webinars, and free or discounted admission to events including our Americas, European and Tech Summits. 
      • Our two MSP membership levels, Gold and Platinum, provide exclusive marketing opportunities on our website and wiki, promotional emails to the RDK community, and spotlight articles featuring your company’s latest advancements with the RDK.
  • For individual read-only access to the RDK open source code components, visit
  • First time contributors are expected to sign the Contributor License Agreement (CLA), available at

RDK License

1. RDK Agreement

  • Sign the RDK License to gain access to build recipes and manifest for RDK profiles
  • Gain access to additional RDK components

2. Access Code

3. Build

  • Use the manifest, build recipes and source code to build RDK for your target platform
  • Follow build instructions on to build for RDK reference platforms like x86 and Raspberry Pi

Advanced Support Program (ASP)

The Advanced Support Program (ASP) is the entry-level membership tier for companies looking to accelerate their access to information, tools and networking opportunities. RDK ASP members are part of a very close ecosystem fostered by access to information and information sources, constant collaboration, knowledge sharing, technical guidance and access to advanced development and testing tools. Click here for more information about the benefits of joining RDK membership.

Media Sponsorship Program (MSP)

The Media Sponsorship Program, or MSP, is a marketing platform for RDK ASP members to drive awareness for their products and services by leveraging RDK Management’s media platforms. MSP members receive multiple marketing opportunities including web and wiki promotions, community wide eblasts, and event sponsorship opportunities. Click here to view the full list of MSP benefits and information about how to join. You can also learn more about current MSP members by clicking the logos below.

    RDK Management is an open source consortium that manages the Reference Design Kit (RDK). RDK is an open source software platform for the connected home that standardizes core functions used in broadband devices, set-top boxes, and IoT. It enables operators to manage their devices; control their business models; and customize their apps, UIs and data analytics to improve the customer experience and drive business results. The RDK community is comprised of more than 350 companies including: CPE manufacturers, SoC vendors, software developers, system integrators, and service providers.  For more information on the tools, training, and events provided by RDK Management, please visit:  

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